Keiran Brennan Hinton

by Keiran Brennan Hinton

keiranimal@gmail.com

(718) 536 7392

www.ironsidecollective.com

Freshman

Toronto, Ont. Canada

Each painting begins with a photograph, which I then project onto a canvas. This is a strategy to create an initial composition or blueprint, which provides a starting point to begin the painting. Once the foundation has been laid, I build on top of it with blocks of flat color. The painting continues like this until I feel it has its own sense of stability.

 

I work physically, intuitively and archeologically, laying down and scraping away color. This process is about uncertainty, not knowing, feeling vulnerable, and learning through doing, it’s about being open, decision-making and discovery.

 

The content of the work, empty interiors, mirrors this searching and desire for discovery. It is a romantic search for home and balance - a meditation on privacy and walls.

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Male Indoor Pose #1007

Saroaran Park

Saroaran Park 2

Saroaran Park 3

Microscope Slide 56

Man in Blue

Dad

What Were Made Of

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