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Devin Powers
updated: 03/30/2013
website: www.devinpowers.info
 
   
 
 
     
 
Artwork Title
art-medium
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Chorus
Liminal
Liminal (detail)
Broken
The Point
Sketchbook pages 32-33
Sketchbook pages 56 - 57
Sketchbook pages 104 - 105
Sketchbook pages 92-93
Sketchbook pages 170-171
Blaze 1
Blaze 2
 
 
Portfolio Keywords:  abstract, architecture, information, conceptual, systems, repetition, geometric, mapping, meditative, pattern
 
 
Chorus by Devin Powers
Chorus
gouache & pigmented PVA on kozo paper
2012
37 " x  25 " 
Liminal by Devin Powers
Liminal
gouache & pigmented PVA on kozo paper
2012
37 " x  25 " 
Liminal (detail) by Devin Powers
Liminal (detail)
gouache & pigmented PVA on kozo paper
2012
37 " x  25 " 
Broken by Devin Powers
Broken
ink & tape on cut paper
2011
14 " x  11 " 
The Point by Devin Powers
The Point
ink on vellum
2010
8 " x  16 " 
Sketchbook pages 32-33 by Devin Powers
Sketchbook pages 32-33
ink on paper
2012
7 " x  5 " 
Sketchbook pages 56 - 57 by Devin Powers
Sketchbook pages 56 - 57
ink on paper
2011
17 " x  14 " 
Sketchbook pages 104 - 105 by Devin Powers
Sketchbook pages 104 - 105
ink on paper
2012
7 " x  5 " 
Sketchbook pages 92-93 by Devin Powers
Sketchbook pages 92-93
ink on paper
2012
7 " x  5 " 
Sketchbook pages 170-171 by Devin Powers
Sketchbook pages 170-171
ink on paper
2013
5" x  7" 
Blaze 1 by Devin Powers
Blaze 1
gouache, colored pencil & ink on paper
2012
16" x  12" 
Blaze 2 by Devin Powers
Blaze 2
sumi ink on paper
2012
20 " x  14 " 

Artist Statement

 
I use geometry, line and color to create a vibration between mathematical reasoning and emotion; instead of reducing form, I want to explode it outwards.

Artist Bio / CV


b. 1980 Boston, MA
lives and works Brooklyn, NY


Selected Exhibitions

2013 The New Picture Plane, Lesley Heller Workspace. New York, NY
2012 Devin Powers: Paintings, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY (solo)
2012 Spring Benefit, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Limited Engagement, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY, curated by Krista Saunders
2011 Unification, Kent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ (solo)
2011 Things Keep Their Secrets, Win Wilder Hall, Rockland, ME (solo)
2011 Connection That Binds, Whitespace Collection, West Palm Beach, FL (two person show)
2010 Clotho, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
2010 Geometry & Gesture, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, NY
2010 The Business Of Aura, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Space Jam, Union Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Amy Lusty
2009 Quizotic, Troutman Space, Brooklyn, NY
2009 The Aesthetics of Math, Philoctetes Center, New York, NY
2009 Summer Salon, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Cube Without a Cube, Christopher Henry Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Eggcartonopolis, HQ Project Space, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland
2008 Touch, BUS-DORI Project Space, Tokyo, Japan (curated by Brent Hallard)
2008 Brooklyn College MFA Thesis Exhibition, NYCAMS, New York, NY
2007 Annual Emerging Artist Exhibition, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Bibliography

2012 Jonathan Goodman, Devin Powers: Painting, The Brooklyn Rail December 12 - January 13 issue,
2012 James Kalm, Devin Powers Paintings at LESLEY HELLER WORKSPACE, Rough Cut
2011 Will Shapiro, Devin Powers: Abstract Meets Concrete, TIP Magazine Issue 6
2011 Britta Konau, Devin Powers at Win Wilder Hall, http://www.freepressonline.com, Sept. 15
2009 Brent Hallard, Galaxies, Grids, Scattered and Gathered – Devin Powers

Education

2009 MFA Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
2005 BA Bennington College, Bennington, VT