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Jolly Green

Jolly Green

Piece description from the artist

I courted chance in a series of paintings by repeating a process of accident, layering, and removal. I laid the canvases on the floor and poured paint on them, letting it splatter, pool, harden, and crack as physics would dictate. I contributed to the additive process by painting with a brush, adding more layers, or I subtracted layers by ripping and cutting. I like to describe the result as topographical maps and geographic layers of painting events.