Don Suggs, ‘Water Walker’, 2013, L.A. Louver

About Don Suggs

Don Suggs has produced a stylistically diverse body of work in various media, including drawing, sculpture, collage, and painting. In 2007, his 30-year retrospective was titled “One Man Group Show” to underscore the eclecticism of his artistic output; for example, his paintings have spanned abstraction to photorealism. Suggs’ career has encompassed several three- to five-year spurts in which he meditates on a particular theme. “There's a logical progression to all the changes,” Suggs explains, “but it can be difficult for people to follow unless they're paying attention or they're particularly tolerant of variety. […] There are basically two kinds of career choices you can make […]—the path of consistency and slow building or […] a career basically based on inquiry, which is relatively unconstrained. If that is the case, it is unlikely that you'll be able to stick to one thing.”

American, b. 1945, Fort Wayne, Texas, based in Los Angeles, California

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