JAM Gallery Artists

LAUREN ACTON
PAINTER (PA)

Painter Lauren Acton

BIOGRAPHY
Camouflage is a recurring theme in my work. What to cover or reveal interests me. I like to paint over old work - only I know what has gone on before. Burying details and letting bits of its former self reveal is provocative for me. A push/pull between the two paintings occurs and what was once the past is now the present.

I'm interested in the relationship with subject and background as its 'protective' shell. Abstracting a subject protects it- a cloak of secrecy. Using references aids this process of layering that can either covers or exposes. The paintings become ever-changing, as is life, and become work between representation and abstraction.

WEBSITE: http://artbreak.com/lacton

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Painting by Lauren Acton

Painting by Lauren Acton