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Ken Blakemore

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Birthplace
Cleveland, Ohio

Birth year
1952

Lives in
Atlanta, Ga.

Works in
His own World

Website

Schools
Cleveland Institute of Art, 1976
John Hopkins University, 1979

Tags
abstract, figurative, conceptual, mixed-media, colorist

Statement

  

                           

    •                             Why I Paint

 

 

 

I’m driven by three Elements:

1. CREATIVITY, is the most essential for me,  so I will try to define the word.  Being creative requires tenacity of spirit, someone working in their own way.  Developing  meaningful new ideas, forms and methods, with a specific interpretation of those concepts whether it is abstract or physical, giving forth to a specific design with any medium in mind.  Never letting the imagination cease, just as a child, relentlessly exploring new territory.

 

      

2. COLOR, I am a Colorist-a painter who utilizes color skillfully, by emphasizing color relationships in a work of Art and how that work effects the personal  environment of the viewer.  This is why I became a conceptual artist, to explore these relationships and the effect they have on people.

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3. DETERMINATION- When I create, I try to push beyond the Cube, to discover the new line, something that will effect the direction of art.

Recent Exhibits

Ken Blakemore participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2012 The Sex Issue volume 7
Projekt30
 
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Projekt30
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