One Foot In, 2020
Oil, acrylic and spray paint on canvas
70 7/16 x 62 15/16 inches
”My works are quite reflective of me as a person. I switch between abstract and figurative - figurative generally being inspired from life at home with a young family. The abstract work is more about me. They share common traits though - all rough and raw and very unrefined. The more mistakes, the merrier. They add life to a painting and make them interesting and real.Jordy Kerwick
In subject and style, the tropical flora and fauna of the paintings bring to mind both the imagined jungles of Paul Gauguin and Henri Rousseau, and such iconic forms of mid-20th-century decorative arts as printed wallpaper depicting exotica. To these scenes, Mesler adds phrases rendered in script, experimenting with letter formation and its integration into his compositions.
Let Live, 2020
8 color silkscreen print
Edition of 45 + 10 APs
36 x 30 inches paper
Wendell Gladstone creates mysterious paintings in which human drama unfolds against the backdrop of the tainted natural world. Off and using his compositional space as an area of exploration, Gladstone conjures Figural scenes that are often staged in fantastical or imagined venues.
Mirroring Idealism, 2021
Wall relief: UV curable pigment on Mirror Dibond
Edition of 40
28 1/4 x 53 1/2 x 3 inches
Vacuum-formed acrylic and cellulose
Edition of 2000
16 x 11 1/2 x 5 inches
”British pop artist Allen Jones used images of women from popular culture and clandestine representations of the body from mail order catalogs of fetish and transvestite wear to explore his fantasies of the body throughout his career.