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Jeremy Willis - Awkward Tan Lines

Artist Reception: Saturday, August 18,2018 5-7pm


In my paintings, I explore the intersection of the popular and the personal. The figures slip in and out of visual coherence and the subjects make direct cinematic overtures to one another and the viewer. They are seen in moments of unhinged abstraction that linger on the edge of clarity.

A subject is examined twisted, broken, and reconfigured so that the most direct communicative gestures are rendered illegible. I subvert direct body language into a hybrid, human rorschach blot, providing a multiplicity of psychological interpretations for the viewer. The paintings occupy a space that is neither depicted nor expressive, but somewhere in between.

Later Event: August 4
The Woodfleet Project 2.0