Phillip Guston was a painter and printmaker from the New York School. His abstract art doesn’t necessarily vibe with traditional abstract as he depicts actual recognizable imagery. However this is usually done in a manner thats more of a cartoon stylization. His paintings were often politically charged though compared to my own work. I have… Continue reading Philip Guston
As I’ve reached the end of my undergraduate academic career I’ve gone from being 3-D focused down to 2-D media. I’ve honed my process down to focusing expression of emotion for content and a study of color for theoretical work. I start my process of making a canvas by choosing a size by which to… Continue reading My Technical Process
Artists Statement Matthew Luehrmann 3253 Glendora Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45219 firstname.lastname@example.org• http://www.guydogbus.wordpress.com February 1, 2016 Professional Goal Statement Making art is a way for me to project the release of emotion and to respond to my immediate surrounding. My goal is to avoid the tourist-voyeur approach and to find a new way to communicate… Continue reading Artists Statement
When I approach a canvas I really rarely know what I want to talk about. Much of my work is spur of the moment inspiration and I work off that feeling. I think thats why I had had such a hard time in ceramics. My career as an artist originated in ceramics because the plasticity of… Continue reading My Art Interests
I don’t want to start out saying I wasn’t excited for this trip. That’s plainly a lie. But when my teachers and classmates came and talked to me about going, I’d always felt my excitement for the trip didn’t match theirs – and they weren’t even coming along. At the end of the school year… Continue reading Joshua Tree California: A-Z West
It’s been a few months since I had been in New York City. I’d been told that it would be a good idea to get myself exposed to as much contemporary art as I could being that I was a sophomore and still new in my program. I hadn’t planned on joining any friends on the… Continue reading DAAP Fine Arts trip to New York City
After I’d ground out the bolts on all the seats and ripped up the plywood flooring (ended up being a simple but tedious task with a grinder, crowbar, and a little brute force) I uncovered the great expanse of rust. As a result I was worried that the wall panels were rusting out as well.… Continue reading Rust: How I’m preventing it.