Cliff Elliott makes work that expresses the impact of Western commercialized society on the construct of identity. Working from an expansive visual library primarily compiled through years of dedicated sketchbook keeping, Elliot toggles between digital production and hand-embellishment to create vibrant mixed media collages.
William Paul Thomas utilizes his immediate social network and life experiences to produce paintings, prints, and videos that offer complex and enigmatic representations of people of color. His work begins as an intimate acknowledgement of an individual and is subsequently transformed into a set of symbols poised for the viewer’s investigation.
Scott Donley, a multidisciplinary artist based in Raleigh, NC, exploits an extensive new media, animation and design background for the construction of visually saturated iconographic comic images as a vehicle to explore the impermanence of identity and memory in the present.