Dreams, Reflections of the City: Paintings by Ricker Winsor

Artist’s statement: People ask how it is that I am living in Bali and making paintings of the city; a good question. I grew up in and around New York City and lived in other cities as well. All of those early impressions, and later ones inspired by looking out at Dhaka, Bangladesh from the roof of my apartment building for two years, driving through night streets illuminated by neon and dusky light bulbs; all that penetrates deep, coming out in dreams, memories and reflections, coming out finally in oil paint on canvas, a fine structure for the color.

Bright Lights Big City by Ricker Winsor

Bright Lights Big City

City 1 by Ricker Winsor

City 1

City 2 by Ricker Winsor

City 2

City 3 by Ricker Winsor

City 3

City 4 by Ricker Winsor

City 4

City 5 by Ricker Winsor

City 5

City 6 by Ricker Winsor

City 6

City 7 by Ricker Winsor

City 7

Mumble Jumble by Ricker Winsor

Mumble Jumble

My Own Tacoma by Ricker Winsor

My Own Tacoma

Nite in the City by Ricker Winsor

Nite in the City

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About Ricker Winsor

Ricker Winsor studied American and Russian Literature at Brown University and Painting and Drawing at Rhode Island School of Design where he received an MFA. His new book, The Painting of My Life, was just released by Mud Flat Press; his first book is Pakuwon City, Letters from the East. Both are available on Amazon. His essays and short fiction have been published at “Reflets du Temps” in France and at Empty Mirror Books. Ricker is an artist and writer living in Bali, Indonesia. Visit him at rickerwinsor.com, on Facebook and Twitter.

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