Lowell Boyers

American, born 1966


Lowel Boyers’s paintings are explorations of how multiple images can take shape and evolve on a surface. Each work is an amalgamation of forms—bodies, architecture, landscapes, and animals—that are not immediately recognizable or fully articulated. The themes are sometimes loosely autobiographical. In his own words, his paintings are “manufactured and manipulated chaos,” in which “nothing is accidental.” He also asserts that time does not exist in his paintings, because each image is a collage of moments. Boyers experiments with mixing the effects of various techniques, including applying paint though pouring and spilling, as well as with a brush. Boyers also paints with mixed mediums, including acrylic paint, ink, and resin watercolor.

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