August 2015- Palettes of the World

Shade Projects is proud to present Palettes of the World, the solo exhibition of artist Jon Wassom in Shade Gallery at the monOrchid. This exhibition showcases the artist’s latest series of breathtaking mixed media paintings that highlight various places around the world, important cultural influences and important figures. Wassom is excited about this new series of work saying “Palettes of the World, explores how we mix, blend and move with each other, as well as our environments”.

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The Opening Reception for Palettes of the World will be held on First Friday, August 7th from 6-10pm with the artist in attendance. The Closing Artist Reception will be held Third Friday, August 21st from 6-10pm featuring an intimate evening with the artist,  as well as amazing artwork, wine and more. Palettes of the World will be on display in Shade Gallery at the monOrchid from August 7 until August 30, 2015. 

The monOrchid is located at 214 E. Roosevelt Street in the heart of Phoenix's downtown Roosevelt Row Arts District. The building is open daily and the exhibition may be viewed during business hours. Visit our website for more information at For media inquiries or a private appointment to view this exhibition Please contact Shade Projects Curator, Nicole Royse by phone at (602) 810-3449 or by email at