Omar Chacon
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Selected exhibitions
2018
Light Years: Celebrating 20 Years of Margaret Thatcher Projects,
Margaret Thatcher Projects
2017
Hybrid Form,
Margaret Thatcher Projects
2015
Las Mesalinas y Otros Ensayos,
Margaret Thatcher Projects

Born in Bogota, Colombia, Omar Chacon creates intricately patterned paintings inspired by the traditional folk art of South America. The artist begins each work by applying acrylic paint to wax paper, fashioning thousands of brightly-colored ovals and drips. Once dry, the artist peels off these shapes—each one unique …

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