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painting, animation, materials science
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If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Conceptual, Digital, Drawing, Installation, Photography, Printmaking
I am...
looking, wondering, thinking
About my artwork
I am intrigued by identity, translation, transition, and in-between states, conceptually and visually, working to integrate my conceptual and visual approaches to allow each room and constraint to resonate against the other. Grounded in drawing, the work moves drawing conventions off the page and into physical and virtual spaces.
Artists I like
Ann Hamilton, Lee Bontecou, Ben Nicholson, Matisse, Cezanne, Eva Hesse, Gordon Matta-Clark, Richard Wilson, Cai Guo-Qiang, Janis Kounellis, Ed Lissitzky, Marc Chagall, Milton Avery
story telling, history, artifacts, jogging, time, math concepts, archeology, language, crosswords, optical illusions, magic
What exhibitions are good at the moment?
Evolving Planet at the Field Museum, Chicago (permanent exhibition).

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Dead Center and the In-Between: A few not so random questions

To speak, does an artwork have to lean more in one direction than another?

If it's ephemeral, must it be wholly ephemeral?

If the process is accumulation, must the piece be a vast accumulation, exclamation point?

If the expression is abstract, do representative elements interfere; how does the literal impinge abstract identity?

Dead center is a metaphor itself.

Posted on April 28, 2009 at 5:42

Conception and Execution

To the extent that there is a deskilling involved in outsourcing the execution stage of art objects from the artist to skilled craftspeople, it is different from deskilling that excuses absence of quality as irrelevant, or worse, elevates and enshrines feebleness because feebleness is a way to illustrate quality is illusory.

Did denigration of quality have to accompany or flow from isolating execution from conception? What knowledge is lost to the artist from making something with… Continue

Posted on December 16, 2008 at 19:30 — 2 Comments

Playing In the box: Working on a Two Dimensional Surface

For me, drawing and painting are intellectual exercises as much as transformative engagements of material.

Having broken out of the picture plane, I sometimes forget that one really can do what feels like infinite amount of thinking laying out an image inside the four corners (eight if you count the ground plane) of the picture box, and have endless fun and engagement watching interactions between lines, shapes, colors, complexes and seeing the depth of captured space vacillate with… Continue

Posted on December 11, 2008 at 4:34

Bound or Unbound

I started to think tonight about what an artist feels bound by/to in creating work, what constraints an artist feels free to break, where an artist draws (intentionally or unintentionally) the line between the two, favoring bound or favoring constrained, and how that sensibility impacts the artist's work.

Artists can be constrained by material, technique, formal composition, conceptual underpinning, presentation context, media form and/or conventions, habitual aesthetics, etc., to… Continue

Posted on November 14, 2008 at 3:41

Some questions I've been asking myself lately ...

Meaning doesn’t have to depend on emerging from process – but I find I like the process to facilitate, underscore or otherwise impact meaning. Has anyone not played with Photoshop . . . multiplied an image or piece of an image over and over into a pattern or faceted constellation? Pumped up saturation until highlights and shadows are a day-glo facsimile of original image? Joined two images to make one image or dyptich? There’s a lot of this now. Is it still possible for the images created this… Continue

Posted on May 20, 2008 at 0:42 — 2 Comments

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At 14:16 on October 17, 2010, Joe Heller said…
I love your work! Do you have a website I can link to?

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At 8:38 on December 7, 2009, mike hinc said…
At 6:34 on October 26, 2009, Anna Jaros said…
Thanks for your invitation
At 18:34 on September 9, 2009, Marta Graciela Bressi said…
Dear Diedre,

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At 7:47 on May 9, 2009, mike hinc said…
Thanks Deidre - glad you liked the vid and the work. Thanks especially for the tip on hanging.
At 6:30 on April 28, 2009, mike hinc said…
That's hilarious. I have had the same Flash experience. I was surprised to learn that Image Ready had been there all the time. There is a lot you can do with "tweening" IN IR which I think are transitions which is still a complete mystery to me but the programme
is fun & easy to use at a basic level and I think can be used to good effect. Ask the butterfly!
At 6:19 on April 28, 2009, mike hinc said…
Thanks. Yes - Image Ready - it's free with Photoshop. Your horses from hell would look good in it.
At 23:05 on April 27, 2009, 48073 said…
cool. i like them being partly peeled off, like 70's car window stickers.
At 22:31 on April 27, 2009, mike hinc said…
Ha! Ha! Ha! That's THREE great minds thinking alike!


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