Courtney Oquist

My work deals with the ephemeral, transformative and mutative qualities inherent to existence.  Through a process of adding and subtracting from the surface of the painting I arrive at a place that is actively becoming and in process.  I use painting as a medium between physical and metaphysical space, exploring the moment of rupture between representation and abstraction, between human and animal bodies, and between material and mental states.  Brushstrokes become forms, people become animals, animals become plants, paint becomes surface, and surface becomes thought.

Past Exhibition

Stephen Hsiao Have You Seen Him?

An interactive art installation designed by architect and designer Stephen Hsiao, presented one day only at the Eclectic Music Festival and Artwalk Saturday, April 28. Read an article about the installation here:

View select exhibition photos >