It was the summer of 1980 when I was seven years old that I sat in the back seat of my father’s blue Opel Kadett coupé and saw the first smoking chimneys of the German Ruhrgebiet. Those were the declining years of one of Europe’s biggest and heaviest industrial areas and I will never forget […]
Artist’s statement: Weather reports rarely come true. Sometimes people changes their mind like sudden rain. They are falling and laughing like the sun-shower of letters.
Artist’s statement: These four collages can be viewed separately. They can also be shown as one 4-part piece as seen through a four pane glass window, with the two blue and white pieces on the top – sky; and the two earth color collages below – earth, with a narrow space between each piece, as […]
Artist’s statement:Visual artist Nicholas Lockyer’s collage work explores the relationship between the saturation point of digitalization in today’s society, Trash Cinema and lowbrow ephemera culture that exists outside the digital world and the themes of primitivism, ritualism, mutation and attitudes towards death. As undefined forms become cut up, glued and juxtaposed new variations are crafted […]
Artist’s statement: What is important to me, is what I like to call “the art of destroying.” I destroy a lot of my works. Most paintings I make feel like crap to me and only a few of the many paintings I make survive. I have no specific way of working; when a painting works […]
Asia Air Flight 8501 In a high rise hotel in Surabaya, a quiet week waiting like so much of life, my wife makes miniatures of snacks in clay for jewelry ideas and I download Nordic Noir. A trip to the gym to stay the decline, then I dream more vividly than I live and solve […]
Artist’s statement: Southern artist and photographer, making it up as I go along. Struggled through art school but survived, not sure which direction to go in, but certain and rooted in bayou country. The paintings I make deal with personal mythology, religion, and the importance of place. I draw on my own memories growing up […]