46.00"W x 30.00"H x 1.0"D

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Erika Lyn


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: trance, beautiful, modern, contemporary, abstract, gorgeous, flowing, attention, energy, movement, organic, zen, nyc

Media: acrylic, canvas, resin, latex, love

Size: 46"W x 30"H x 1"D

Year Created: 2018

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I chose abstract painting because it is about expressing emotion and creating a feeling or a mood. I like the challenge of communicating in a language that doesn't use words, and I love playing with color, design and texture to create interesting works of art.

My paintings are abstractions that explore the intersection between chaos and order, consciousness and sub-conscious, organic and inorganic and intentionality and accident. From a technical perspective, I use brushes, straws, droppers and other instruments to apply both paint (oil, latex, acrylic) and less traditional chemicals to the canvas. The techniques produce a variety of repetitive effects such as layering, swirling, lacing, striation and the formation of cell-like aggregations. Many aspects of the final work are intentional while others are intentionally less controlled. While the paintings are non-referential in the absence of formal subject, they intend to convey emotion and trigger a meditative state analogous to the creative state that produces them, and a reflection on the conflicts and polarities embedded in the creative process and the human experience.

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