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Artist Profile: Ryan DaWalt

image-3492Artist Statement 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 ...

Anne Russinof

image-1732 Thick and Thin Oil on Canvas 24 x 24 in. 2010 Cubic Oil on Canvas 16 x 12 in. 2010 Urban Garden Oil on Linen 20 x 17 in. 2010 Tapestry Casein on Paper 16 x 12 in. 2010 Statement My work combines an expressionist tendency with a more minimalist appreciation of structure and grid. Originally from Chicago, where architecture is a preoccupation and presence, I came ...

Susan Klein

image-1645 Statement My studio practice is based around the idea that process and experimentation instigate creation. The work is self-referential, in that I may make drawings, cut up the drawings and build sculptures, take apart the sculptures and create collages. Or I may collect scraps of past drawings, form sculptures, take ...

Paul Behnke

image-1644 Statement The desire to capture space, time, emotion and experience cannot be fully realized on canvas. As a result my works are suggestive rather than representational. Through my painting process I create a unique pictorial vocabulary--- using color to impart a strong emotional charge. The way in which the paintings are made varies ...

Jean-Paul Cattin

image-1537..... Artist Statement In the series "Fingerprints" I'm looking for a reinterpretation of reality, namely urban elements taken from the places I explore. Walls, floors, garbage trucks or any other terrestrial material, which are the basis for my work, are reviewed and contrasted to the extreme, sometimes highly detailed or ...

Becky Yazdan

image-1275 Artist Statement Each of my paintings tells a story. They are based on things I see, read about, and watch on TV, as well as memories of events, feelings and colors – the pink of my favorite childhood bathing suit, the first time I told a lie. Color, form and pattern ...

Lisa Corinne Davis

image-921 Artist Statement Stemming from my own experience as an African American woman of mixed heritage, my work has been an exploration of the divisions and relationships between contemporary ethnic groups. Signs, representations, and abstractions reveal themselves in implied geography, cartoonish shapes, exoskeletal forms, spores, cancer cells, flora, fauna, and so on. ...

Brian Dupont

image-798 Equation Study (Field), 18” x 26”; Oil, paintstick, wax, and alkyd on linen. 2008 Particle, 8” x 10”; Oil and alkyd on aluminum. 2009 Shoji I, 21 ¼” x 17 ½”; Oil, paintstick, wax, and alkyd on aluminum. 2009 Server, 21 ¼” x 17 ½”; Oil, paintstick, wax, and alkyd on aluminum. 2009 Systems ...

Jonathan Allmaier

image-729 Artist Statement Objects can be mental states, and mental states can be physical. Paintings are physical objects. When I make a painting I try to follow this physicality as far as I can, starting with making my own paint from pigment and thinking very specifically about the stretcher and ...