Eric Watson

Eric Watson

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  Artist: Eric Watson
 Live in: Brooklyn, NY
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Eric Watson Artist Bio:

Post minimalist, expressionist, repetitionist. Watson, originally from San Francisco, California moved to New York City in 1996. Painting and drawing from his basement apartment on 83rd and 1st he quickly melded into the downtown scene and joined Jack Light Gallery LES for his first group exhibition. His work is featured in Elle Décor magazine Sept 2007 and New York Absolute Magazine Nov 2007 2010 Visual Vaudeville (group) Tribeca, NYC, TOAST 2010 White Box Galley (group show) LES, NYC Reis Studios 2010 Sent a Public Works proposal to NYC Dept. of Cultural affairs. The project called "Manhattan Apartment" which consists of four site-specific outdoor (sculptures and large assemblages) titled Bathe, Sleep, Rats and Laundry is available upon request. 2006 The Coup Show (group) curated by Candice Magley, Weiss Pollack Galleries, NYC 2004 The East Coast Red Bull Surf Group Show, Red Hook, Brooklyn 2003 The School of Visual Arts, (painting) teacher Mr. Ira Richer, NYC 1996 Jack Light Gallery LES, NYC Drawings and paintings: Addressing societal hierarchy or Darwinian survival tis a rift on the daft didactic disciplines of the 21st Century. Watson's figures of big city men, runway models and rather dandy fellows, capture the plight. As stated above, minimal, expressionistic, and repetitive in nature, Watson pushes the images to the forefront of the canvas minimizing background. Garment bits sewn on the canvas and a laundry line or two complete the picture. Silkscreens: My current series is "Sunflower". I may add found objects such as a bed frame to represent the stem. Text paintings: Are just that, statements, scenarios and sayings at various squared angles allowing the painting to be hung in any direction. All texts are Watson originals except scripture. Conceptual colorless paintings I reduced the definition of "Art" into one word - "color" then rebelled against that definition and the colorless painting was conceived. I added the brackets and titles. Watson worked out of Ries Studios LIC from 2008 to 2011 but now currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. A comprehensive explanation of his work is available upon request.