Size: 10"W x 8"H x 0.5"D
Year Created: 2018
Ready to Hang
At first glance, this work appears different from the artist's usual work. However, the viewer quickly recognizes the trademark characters. They were caught having a rare moment of fun. But who is that with them? Why is he there? Is he safe? Was he kidnapped? The story is left for you to tell - out loud at bedtime after you hang the art in your child's room, or to yourself as you gaze upon it hanging over a table in the living room.
This piece is done on half-inch gallery wrap canvas, with sides painted the same size as the background. It is ready to hang on a tack or nail. No hardware is attached or necessary in order to hang it. The art will be packaged carefully in order to prevent damage.
Quentin Heath Willis is an American painter originally from Nashville, TN. His work was first shown in 1998 through The Knickerbocker Gallery in New York, NY. A group show in Times Square soon followed. In 1999, he began showing in The Ward Nasse Gallery in Soho, and worked as a street artist on West Broadway. Following 9/11, he moved to northern NJ and took a hiatus. During his hiatus, he relocated to FL, and later to CT, where he resides and creates. Following is a sampling of events where his work has been shown. December 2015 to January 2016 - Solo show at Fresh A.I.R. Gallery in Columbus, OH April 2015 to May 2015 - Two pieces shown at Art of Possibilities at the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Minneapolis, MN March 2015 - Showed one piece at Moo Studio in Vienna, Austria January 2015 - Showed one piece at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, CT October 2014 - Selected as a "Best of the Best Artist 2014" by the Backus Museum in Fort Pierce, FL