‘venwl’ by Dusty Ray

£160.00

Artist: Dusty Ray
Title: ‘venwl’
Medium: Graphite on Paper
Dimensions: 7” x 5”
Framing: Framed (Frame Size: 10” x 8”)
Year of Creation: 2018
Artwork Will Ship From: USA

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‘venwl’ by Dusty Ray

Artist: Dusty Ray
Title: ‘venwl’
Medium: Graphite on Paper
Dimensions: 7” x 5”
Framing: Framed (Frame Size: 10” x 8”)
Year of Creation: 2018
Artwork Will Ship From: USA

About the Artwork:

“Gnashing teeth…meat and color…a continuation of some recent themes.” – Dusty Ray

About the Artist:

(Artist Bio)

I grew up in and currently live in Colorado, and the wildlife around me holds a certain sway over my subject matter. I’ve wandered through life reading, writing, drawing, and playing music…soaking in anything weird/strange/unsettling…smiling and screaming, always wanting to make stuff. Art is a catharsis for me. I try to portray the rudely animalistic, the meaty red stuff on the inside as a representation of the animal exterior. I want to distort and slice familiar beings into disfigured presentations whose distortion and violence create a sort of empathy. This does not mean that I only paint animals, I try to keep a healthy variation between my pieces, trying new techniques with each series while keeping subtle themes throughout my work. I mainly paint with gouache but have recently begun to use oils, two mediums that vary vastly in technique but which also feel very similar to me.