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Articles by Fabrication: Painting

Paul Carola, Polar Roller, 2017, Acrylic, Resin, Dibond

Texas Artist Creates Abstract Works Inspired By The Female Form On Dibond Aluminum Composite

The female form inspires artist Paul Carola works with bold color schemes taken from a life-long love of LEGOs. The artist had an interesting start into the world of fine art. He studied Graphic Design but after a few years with a printing company began his exploration into painting. He would use fine art as an escape from the everyday banality of his job.

Renowned Artist Albert Oehlen Features Captivating Series of Dibond Aluminum Panels

Renowned German contemporary artist, Albert Oehlen, completes his most ambitious United States exhibition, featuring 45 acclaimed works. The exhibit, created with the Cleveland Museum of Art, showcases the extraordinary artistic range of Oehlen, who has made his mark on the art world since the 1970s. Featuring both new and seen works, the artist showcases his pieces from the last 30 years.

Figurative Artist Chooses Dibond Aluminum Composite As Her Substrate Of Choice

Contemporary figurative painter Shana Levenson from Albuquerque, NM finished her Masters of Fine Arts from the Academy of Art University in May of 2016. Levenson has been painting in a full-time capacity for the past five years, but has always had an interest and special acclivity for art.

Pennsylvania Narrative Artist Creates Stunning Oil On Dibond Paintings

Dibond’s use as a direct painting substrate continues to grow in popularity amongst artists. Christine Mercer-Vernon is a narrative artist who paints out of a small dedicated space in her home. In an interview with 3A Composites Graphic Display USA she describes herself as a narrative artist, “Every natural object has a story, from where it begins to where it ends. Life and Death. I see poetry in the stark contrast between the two.”

Conservation Artist Creates Glaze Paintings On Gatorfoam Graphic Display Board

Big Island conservation artist Calley O’Neill, of Waimea, Hawaii, began creating her glaze paintings on Gatorfoam® graphic display board by 3A Composites USA soon after she moved to the Hawaiian Islands from the mainland’s East Coast in 1980.

Artist Denny Griffith Creates Joyful Creatures On Gatorfoam Board

Large, bright creatures sprawl across Gatorfoam in the new series by former Columbus College of Art and Design president Denny Griffith. A little frisky, boldly erotic, and unapologetically joyful, the invented species in the paintings take on a world that is entirely their own. There are several paintings in the series, each one taking on a slightly cartoonish, fun approach with a playful Dali-like surrealism.

Multi-Paneled Painting On Dibond Exhibits In New York City

California born artist, David Reed, expresses his fascination with “episodic seeing” through conceptual abstract paintings. Reed is known for creating room-length abstract paintings of swirling brushstrokes. His latest exhibition, David Reed: New Paintings, is oil and acrylic on Dibond aluminum composite material. The paintings could easily be broken into several individual pieces of work that stand on their own, but together they create a continuous entity of multiple Dibond panels.

Oil On Panel And The Rise Of Dibond As A Painting Substrate For Artists

The advantages of using Dibond for a base for oil or other traditional artist paints are that the material is more rigid than canvas and does not require gesso or other primers for use. You normally get very good adhesion from almost all paint systems if you first lightly scuff the surface first and wipe with alcohol.

Artist Transforms Student Creations Into Community Murals Using Dibond

David Fichter, a muralist, transforms student artwork into colorful collages and often uses Dibond aluminum composite material in the process. Three projects stand out near the artist’s hometown of Cambridge, Massachusetts in which Fichther worked with young artists to create the fantastical community murals.

Contemporary Artist Creates Abstract Tree Paintings On Dibond Aluminum Composite

‘Alarming’ … a detail from Untitled (Baum 44), 2015, by Albert Oehlen. Photograph: Stefan Rohner/Courtesy Gagosian Gallery Recently, Sean O'Hagan at The Guardian interviewed Albert Oehlen about his Gagosian Gallery exhibition in Mayfair. O'Hagan’s interview explores the artist’s skeletal tree paintings, but also is an examination of the artist himself. Oehlen’s interpretations of trees, being abstract and minimalistic in nature, are painted on the artists’ substrate of choice, Dibond aluminum composite.
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