"We all put on masks we show to others, but TJ Griffin is someone who makes a living at showing his masks. At least, those are his current preoccupation. The out artist’s latest collection of works, Called Animal Instinct, focuses on abstract graphic ideas, especially fantastical imagery and, of course, masks. The exhibition will be on display at Ro2Art Downtown’s Akard Street gallery for a month, with an opening night reception Friday. Don’t forget to wear a smile!"