PKYoung Art

Patty Young

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Artist Statement

As an artist, I document my relationship to the world through paint, focusing on color and texture. Whether a naturalistic or abstract study, I am recording my experience in order to create an artifact of my time. By definition, this object captures a unique cultural perspective and reveals values and influences. Ideally, my work is meant to be a catalyst for discourse and the creation of meaning and community.

My approach to this work is unconventional as I generate the textures by using tools other than brushes. Rubber scrappers and plastic cards serve as implements to freely address the canvas by scraping, swiping and stamping.

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