Jason Warner

Jason Warner

My current focus is on the relationship between organic and inorganic materials and forms.  I am exploring the connections between them physically and aesthetically.  It is my intention to meld the materials into one cohesive composition that features characteristics of both materials individually and demonstrates the functionality and beauty of both in our world. 221-05 and 877-7 stainless steel and wood 34 x 22 x 22 E.S.A. wood and...

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John Townsend

John Townsend

My artwork originates from the gap between two different worlds—the privileged and working class. Living between the two and not able to solely belong to either one, I am constantly searching for connections and a sense of place.   I struggle with accepting myself as a participant in ether group.  I value both the physical prowess of manual labor, and the intellectualism of the elite.  I am interested in both group’s limitations and how...

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Alec Schramek

Alec Schramek

My most recently pursued interests include a series in ceramics and painting, both dealing with gender roles and masculinity involved with young men in American culture. My paintings are the beginning of a series entitled, “In the Pursuit of Happiness.” They are selective instances from ordinary life situations. The scene in Spoon is an image of a young couple, content as they lay in bed together. The man is positioned behind the woman,...

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Tiffany Miller

Tiffany Miller

The act of relating to other humans is what defines and maintains our species. When specific occurrences such as sex are introduced, the way in which we relate to individuals changes dramatically and immediately. The space this other person inhabits becomes loaded with meaning, and their belongings take on a new significance. For myself specifically, I was awakened to these ideas after a sexual experience, and was made increasingly aware of my...

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Kevin Layton

Kevin Layton

“I remember my earliest crayon-scribbled pictures on that heavy paper from grade school: huge white mountains in the background, low green hills, creek coming down blue with black stones, a gabled house in the center, smoke scrawling gray out the chimney, a few people with hats.” - George Venn, Marking the Magic Circle Drawing is the most primal language of people; it is vibrant, experimental, and reveals integrity in both the maker...

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