Posts Tagged: Deep Sea

Artist Talk on “Grid Paintings”

Video and Written notes of an Artist Talk in the Nilson Gallery at Monmouth Museum, host to a cohesive body of paintings by Michael Burris Johnson. Part of the New Jersey Emerging Artist Series, this collection of oil paintings based on the grid occupied the gallery from May 29 – June 28 2015. http://www.michaelburrisjohnson.com

Artist Talk on “Grid Paintings”

Video and Written notes of an Artist Talk in the Nilson Gallery at Monmouth Museum, host to a cohesive body of paintings by Michael Burris Johnson. Part of the New Jersey Emerging Artist Series, this collection of oil paintings based on the grid occupied the gallery from May 29 – June 28 2015. http://www.michaelburrisjohnson.com

NJ Emerging Artist Series solo show, “Grid Paintings”

Images of the Nilson Gallery at Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, NJ, currently hosting a cohesive body of paintings by Michael Burris Johnson

NJ Emerging Artist Series solo show, “Grid Paintings”

Images of the Nilson Gallery at Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, NJ, currently hosting a cohesive body of paintings by Michael Burris Johnson

Passages on the Grid

Passages on the Grid   3 modes of thought             FOREWORD This writing is an exercise of reflection on the grid as a form of expression in painting. The distinctions that are created in this writing are distinctions that

Passages on the Grid

Passages on the Grid   3 modes of thought             FOREWORD This writing is an exercise of reflection on the grid as a form of expression in painting. The distinctions that are created in this writing are distinctions that

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

Notes on Painting, 2013

Notes, 2013 I have become deeply engaged in a pursuit in painting. I am pursuing the creation of art. Art seems to me the best example of our ability to come closer to what lies just beyond life: the eternal,

Notes on Painting, 2013

Notes, 2013 I have become deeply engaged in a pursuit in painting. I am pursuing the creation of art. Art seems to me the best example of our ability to come closer to what lies just beyond life: the eternal,

Deep Sea

A subjectivity immersed in the deep sea, looking up at the sun through miles of water. This is the second grid painting I’ve completed, the first since Pale Composition. The idea for this painting came from a number of different directions

Deep Sea

A subjectivity immersed in the deep sea, looking up at the sun through miles of water. This is the second grid painting I’ve completed, the first since Pale Composition. The idea for this painting came from a number of different directions