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Rocio Rodriguez

Artist Statement Submitted 2018

I have always been interested in the paradoxical, creating a space in my paintings and drawings where images are not necessarily fixed---a place where visual tension exists. What evolves are a series of works that present a pictorial examination of my visual vocabulary and process. Pedestals, boxes of color, and fragments of paint are stacked or placed within my compositions focusing on the parts that make the whole. Some rectangles and shapes float while others are anchored to a horizon, edge, or pedestal. The indeterminate space within each of the compositions and the breaking down of the image to the essentials of form and mark making builds a composition via deconstruction. At the heart of my work is an exploration of the limitations that are inherent to the process of painting and a focus on its most essential qualities.

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