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"These paintings are a part of ongoing series that I began back in the summer of 2018. After noticing many of my life philosophies could be related back to water, I decided to double down on the theme and produce a collection of paintings expressing the many symbolic qualities of the most important natural element.
"Building off the theme of water, the goal was to utilize a color palette, movement, and a type of mark-making that pushed the theme. The more recent textural work has introduced cement, plaster, grout, rock salt and gravel contrasted by white or colored neon lights. The whole concept is based on creating a sense of unexpected wonder." ––Erik Otto