Columbus native, Adam Kiger, comes from a long line of acrylic and oil artists. Adam began painting at the age of six years old under the instruction of his family. After attending The Art Institute of Pittsburgh in the early ‘90s, Adam moved to Atlanta, Georgia to begin…
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“At first glance, the haunting and mysterious paintings of Adam Kiger seem to have dark, almost Gothic overtones. A closer look, however, reveals the emotional underpinnings of these works, which are about the journey of the human spirit in the search for truth. Like the photographs of Ruth Thorne-Thomsen, Kiger's work contains…“
“I thoroughly enjoyed his works as seen in a few Columbus venues during the past year,” said Cynthia Davis, owner and curator of PVG-Artisans, an art gallery located at 13 W. Second Street, in Chillicothe. “He has had quite an exceptional run of success during the last few years, and is now focusing his time and talent fully on the arts. PVG-Artisans is thrilled to act as Adam’s…“
“Born to a family of artists, becoming a professional artist was never in the plan Adam Kiger had for his life. Although painting was something Adam did as a hobby, and despite his great talent, due to his youthful rebellious nature he fought against the “genetic gift” he had been given in art. However, he found himself drawn to art class in school, and, although he didn’t much care for his other classes, High School was the…“
“The first thing I noticed about Kiger's artworks was the use of simple yet effective titles. The titles of many of Kiger's works act as key words which describe important human emotions and events in life; Enchantment, Marriage, Effort, Hide, Denial, and Wisdom to name a few. These are the first indications of what the artist is going to convey through their…“