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Cory Sewelson

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Los Angeles, CA

Lives in
Altadena, CA


Representing galleries

surrealism, landscape, realism, conceptual, modern, mixed-media, figurative, abstract, painting


Along with many other animals, we humans use architecture as a response to our environment.  It enhances and enriches our daily experience and chances of survival.  This work, from my recent series of paintings, Thin Walls, continues my ongoing interest in how we relate to the natural world through the use of our homes, buildings, cities, etc.

I’ve chosen single-family homes as a symbol of all architecture.  As with any animal that employs architecture, a lot about the occupant’s life and behavior can be understood by studying it’s home/nest/lair. 

In my art practice, I begin with rough sketches, thumbnail drawings and studies.  I scan these and add found digital images.  This collage style of working continues to be apparent in the final work.   I think the process of building the images in the computer and on panel mirrors the sequence of actions used in the actual physical construction of a structure in the landscape.

Recent Exhibits

Cory Sewelson participated in these exhibits:

Aug, 2014 Myth and Image
El Camino College Art Gallery
May, 2014 Brand 42: Works on Paper
Brand Library Art Galleries
Jan, 2014 Architecture Digested
El Camino College Art Gallery
Dec, 2013 Los Angeles Art Association Open Show
Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
Oct, 2013 MAS ATTACK 2 – a meet-the-artist evening ONE NIGHT ONLY
Torrance Art Museum
Jun, 2012 Out There 2012
Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
Click here to see all exhibits for Cory Sewelson

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