It’s All Wood Sean Carney
November 18 - January 14
Visit the Solley Theater Lobby Gallery to view works by Sean Carney, on view through 1/14/2017.
“As a fine artist I feel the need to touch every medium. I enjoy the elements that construct the artwork and relish in the process. My recent works on wood are done using only wood stain and a Dremel. There has been an obvious progression in my works lately in regards to color and surface. Through experimentation with different types of water based stains I have been able to expand my pallet and texture by leaps and bounds. My paintings look like traditional paintings from a distance, but upon closer inspection you gain a realization that they are not traditional at all. It is that moment of contemplation that drives me to continue my growth and development.”
Artist Statement, Sean Carney
Video courtesy of the Princeton University Humanities Council Taking Pause is a documentary portrait project created by ACP Artist-in-Residence Robin Resch that asks people to reflect on what in their lives feels most essential. The project is on view in Princeton’s Dohm Alley from April-October 2021. With what do we identify and connect most deeply? What truly matters to us, and why? This series seeks to create telling portraits of people through what is deeply meaningful to them. To make these …
Constant Repeating Themes
As a photographer, the themes of urban landscape and man’s impact on the environment have long intrigued me both artistically and intellectually. I witness this in constructions as simple as building façades in a strip mall to the deserted athletic fields in parks and playgrounds. Through my viewfinder I seek to contrast and compare the interactions of natural and man-made elements. I tend to seek out landscapes that speak to a certain stillness. In the buildings and structures that I photograph, I emphasize …