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31 Days of Seeing M8

12.00"W x 12.00"H x 1.5"D

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Jennifer Small

Chicago, IL

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: observation, city, geometric, representational, color, urban, abstract

Media: acrylic on canvas

Size: 12"W x 12"H x 1.5"D

Year Created: 2018

This painting is part of a series of work in which I documented aesthetically interesting observations during my daily routine for 31 days. Each day I recorded one observation with a photograph and one with a drawing from memory.

My paintings are inspired by my environment. Each element in my compositions stem from something I have seen during my everyday life. I believe daily routine can yield fascinating visual sights. I describe my work as representational abstractions that combine urban structure with peeks of organic moments. I see light and color as a means to both emphasize and unify parts of my compositions. I grew up in central Pennsylvania and attended Millersville University. I received a BFA and BS in Art Education in 2005. I taught public school for six years in southern Maryland and in the midst of that completed my graduate program at Savannah College of Art and Design. I received my MFA in painting in 2012. I moved to Chicago in 2013 where I work as a graphic designer and continue my practice as an abstract painter.

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