VOL. 02.13.2018 | SILVIA POLOTO Feb 13, 2018 shmm097_5201 Silvia PolotoHaiku 4 SILVIA POLOTO EXHIBITION OPENS THIS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH FROM 6 UNTIL 8 PM Brazilian-born Silvia Poloto is an accomplished artist working in a range of visual disciplines. She is known for her lively abstract canvases and mixed-media sculptures. Recognized for her dynamic compositions and color sensibility, Poloto exploits a vibrant visual vocabulary of boldness and subtlety. Her deftly handled juxtapositions unfold in rich, textured hues and expressive gesture. The result is a body of work characterized by equal amounts of surprise, playfulness and provocation. Her aesthetic choices engage the viewer on a visceral level. Poloto has worked in a variety of media, including photography, sculpture, painting and video. Elements of each of these media find their home in her current work.