Stellers Gallery at Ponte Vedra Presents:
See the latest series by artist, John Schuyler! Schuyler works in a process of layering, pouring, scraping off, scratching into the surface, leaving traces of earlier information, a build up and overlap of successive stages which ask that the viewers attention continually adjusts in order to consider the various perceptual possibilities within the subject.
The paintings reveal themselves slowly, asking you to explore each successive layer underneath and to examine the relationship between space and depth, presence and absence.
Schuyler's unconventional approach culminates in paintings that leave a powerful impression on the viewer. His rough texture alludes to a passionate physicality while its simplicity in form reflects a cool logic, a balance inherent in all his pieces.
"The biggest difference is my approach," says Schuyler. "Rather than undertake each painting with a predetermined idea of the outcome, I've started to let the pieces unfold on it's own and, as a result, the work has come to me a lot easier."