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Watchlist Artist: Aaron Aujla

Steve Turner Contemporary is pleased to present Marriage Material, a solo exhibition by New York-based artist Aaron Aujla in which the artist explores the values that he deems fundamental to effective interior design–the division of space and the amalgamation of utilitarian and sculptural ideals. The exhibition will feature two shelf sculptures that simultaneously preserve and occupy the space; abstract wall works made from cedar shingles and an installation dedicated to interior designer Victoria Hagan. In aiming to combine vanity with pragmatism, Aujla uses materials that are made for utilitarian function but which also have aesthetic value.

(text source: Steve Turner Contemporary)

Aaron Aujla (b. 1986, Victoria, British Columbia)

Aaron Aujla earned a BA from the University of Western Ontario in 2007; had his first solo exhibition at Clearing, Brooklyn (2012) and will have his first European solo exhibition at Clearing, Brussels later this year. In 2013, his works have been in group exhibitions at Art Baja Tijuana; Galerie Art Concept, Paris; Clearing, Brussels; Brand New Gallery, Milan and Martos Gallery, New York.

(text source: Steve Turner Contemporary)

For further information...(ArtSlant Profile) (Artist's Website) (Galleries: Martos Gallery, C L E A R I N G)


(All images: Aaron Aujla, Marriage Material, Installation view ; © Steve Turner Contemporary / Photo credit: Wild Don Lewis)

Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 8/22/13

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