things we did & didn’t do is a series of new
paintings by Dean Styers. Like 10th generation photocopies, Styers
strips his imagery down to the barest visual essentials. Consistent with
Styers’ sarcastic, sometimes melancholy aesthetic, this new series
juxtaposes themes of relationships and unrequited love - darkly conveying a
singular pop art inspired sensibility.
began making a name for himself in Boston in the mid-90’s while doing
record and magazine covers, t-shirt designs, murals, and rock posters for bands
such as Aerosmith. Since moving to Los Angeles in 1998, his work has been included in many
gallery shows including
Milo Gallery, James Gray Gallery, Robert Berman Gallery, Ruth Bachofner
Gallery, Rico Gallery, Zero One Gallery. His work is included in many private
collections across the country and in Japan, as well as in corporate
collections, including The Cartoon Network.