Studies of Restraint began as an experiment exploring my interest in abstraction, figuration, and gesture. Starting with a limited palette and narrow collection of visual prompts which were constructed in 3d form in the studio to serve as source material. The project initially served as self-assigned visual calisthenics and evolved into full body of work.
from left to right: Halve, Ebb and Flow, Peek, Displace
20 " x 20" Flashe on paper, 2016
Flashe on paper, each 6"x 9" 2015