Artist Profile: Ryan DaWalt
These works are composed with handmade pigments-a ferromagnetic material which is colored and then cast on linen backed by a magnetic field. Each piece has a unique color play. The paintings have actual magnetic lines that run through the pigments before they are fixed. The resulting image is like a fossil of energy patterns arranged in color and form across the plane. When all of the materials are ready, I get one shot to compose the image. There are more in this series available for viewing upon request.
19.75″x19.75″, ferromagnetic pigment on linen, 2011-2
Hawaiian Shaved Ice