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Troy Dugas

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Representing galleries
Arthur Roger Gallery - McMurtrey Gallery - Barbara Archer Gallery

Tags
collage pattern design weaving mixed-media

Statement

My collages are made from vintage product labels purchased in unused bundles. The material is cut or shredded then arranged onto flat surfaces (paper, canvas, or wood) to produce artwork that appear woven. Repetition, pattern, precision, and scale are used to distract from the original purpose of the label to sell a product. The essential elements of color, shape, and line are utilized in a new way, and the altered context of the source material provides new meaning. The immediacy of the graphic label is substituted with aesthetic sensation and contemplation. There is a certain mischievous pleasure in the process of this transformation, and at the same time, a kind of meditation.

Recent Exhibits

Troy Dugas participated in these exhibits:

Sep, 2012 Exhibition Panel Discussion- Louisiana Voices: Six Artists Speak to Us
Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum
 
Sep, 2012 Louisiana Voices: Six Artists Speak to Us
Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum
 
Exhibited with these artists
Troy Dugas has Exhibited with these artists:

Melissa Bonin Linda Trappey Dautreuil
Amy Guidry Lisa Osborn
Marjorie Pierson
Exhibited at these venues
Troy Dugas has Exhibited at these venues:

Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum
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