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Tapestry

14.00"W x 14.00"H x 0.5"D

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Hana Shoup

DENVER, CO

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: materials, found, painting, process, color, contemporary, abstract, surface, tapestry, texture

Media: ink, acrylic, paper, spray-paint, charcoal

Size: 14"W x 14"H x 0.5"D

Year Created: 2018

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I explore paint as material, while recycling previous work into something new. I build a heavy surface on the canvas by pouring, splashing, layering, and removing paint. Then I press chunks of dried paint, scraps of paper, and old drawings into the paintings. I continue the process until I am satisfied with the compelling mixture of form, color, and texture.

I was born in the small town of Brenham, Texas. I drew animals, both real (my menagerie of pets), and fantastic (dragons and such). With this obsession with drawing nature, I studied drawing, painting, printmaking, and art history at Baylor University. I lived for five months in Florence, Italy. There I took classes in cooking, Italian, and Renaissance art. Upon my return the States, I attended an intensive drawing “marathon” at the New York Studio School. I then moved to Baltimore (I was a Texas girl eager to see the East Coast) attended MICA as a Post-Baccalaureate student. After that, I moved to Houston, TX, to earn my Master of Fine Arts from the University of Houston. I worked in DYI art spaces, such as The Skydive, and helped organize community shows. I currently work, teach, and make art in Denver.

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