Places by Sean Carney Sean Carney
June 6 - September 15
On view on the second floor of the Princeton Public Library.
“I paint places I love. The buildings, the street corners, and shorelines are just place markers for memories that I share with special people in my life. I enjoy taking in my surroundings and imagine painting them. These paintings are my connections to the past and an unbreakable bond to my work.
I love painting with Minwax wood stain and a Dremel, it is a process that is mine and mine alone. 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.”
Learn more at carneystudiosnet.
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