Thursday, February 12, 2009

Ben Stubbington




Ben Stubbington

Born in Portsmouth, UK. Studied Art and Design. Moved onto BA Hons in Fashion and Print at Brighton University, UK.

Now residing in Brooklyn, New York for the past 8 years. Working in Design full-time and painting in free-time in a studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Painting and Sketches
Influenced by caught moments in time, a struggle, a fight, a relief, a movement, survival, sensation, an impulse, a battle.

A non-permanent marking being made permanent. A freeze frame.

Studies of refractions of light and their movements over time influence the work. Re-occurring symbols and shapes that move from one painting to the next, but in very different application.

A color struggle of good and evil or just that of survival, a feeling of repetition. Layers of texture built up and the juxtaposition of resin encapsulating the finished work, encouraging unevenness on one painting and smooth clean surface on the next.

Materials
Paintings: Canvas and wood block. Acrylic, spray paint, pencil, markers, resin.

2 comments:

Gwyneth said...

Beautiful work...

Sunforged said...

saw your link on craigslist, impressive work!