exhibition is mounted in conjunction with Revolution and Representation,
the 2003 Southern Graphics Print Conference being held at Massachusetts
College of Art from April 2 - 5, 2003. The Gallery will also participate
in a special Sunday afternoon walking tour of the South End galleries
on April 6, 2003 from 10am - 2pm. This Sunday event is free and
open to the general public as well as conference registrants.
newest work combines geometry and tessellation, with architectural
depth, evoking our schematized and constructed world. An investigation
of interior and exterior space, it is a look through walls, floors,
and ceilings, revealing actual and invented structural supports,
engineering details, external views, and extensions of the existing
confines, in a pointless perspective. Using a base of sheetrock,
and in the vein of Renaissance frescos or decorative Islamic mosaics,
the work is comprised of the wall itself.
works are on the wall for a reason; they interact with the spaces
they inhabit. For color he cuts and peels away sections of sheetrock
to reveal the underlying brown paper or white plaster. In addition,
he employs many different colors of sheetrock which he cuts and
adheres to these sections. The large works are formed either directly
on and into the preexisting wall, or on separate colored sheetrock
panels, which are then installed on the surface. His small works
are created on panels of Sheetrock, and installed into, and flush
with, the wall.
new suite of screenprints reflects similar concerns, although
in a somewhat pared-down format.