My art is

         ever evolving, ...

... dream-like and introspective, fraught with emotional narrative and dark undertones, yet surprisingly whimsical at times.  

 

As a painter my work is often described as emotive and experimental. While I may actively pull on specific moments to emulate within a piece, it is when viewers seek to further explore sentiment themselves that excites me. They may not see what I was feeling, but my work can play a part in helping them illuminate understanding within themselves. 

 

In practice I do not limit my medium, utilizing any materials that become available; from henna dye, to physical elements of a frame, or similar sources. The natural stylistic choices I make bend to whichever comes to mind at the moment, at times resulting in a whimsical but somewhat dark aesthetic. 

 

Artistic expression had always been a factor in my life. While my own self critical perspective has in the past stifled sharing my work with the public, a new chapter in my life has been forged on eliminating internal judgement. Since then I have produced exponentially more work, and have reached numerous people with my work. A student of art history, placing my own work within a context of society is more uniquely aided by my formal education in psychology. 

 

EXHIBITIONS

Hindsight is Perfect Vision, solo exhibit, Melwood Art & Entertainment Center, Louisville, KY January- February 2020

RAW Lab, Centre for Substructured Loss, London, UK October 2019

Blue Cap Financial Services for Sheangelo, Louisville, KY August 2019 

Pints and Union, New Albany, IN August 2019

MAEC Mother’s Day Show, Louisville, KY -2019

Greenpoint Gallery, People’s Choice Show, Brooklyn, NY 2019

MAF Café and Gallery, Louisville, KY - 2019

Lou Loft Show, solo exhibit, Louisville, KY - 2018

 

PUBLISHED WORK

Chatter Magazine, Cover Illustration, December 2019

MURZE Magazine, Colour, Painting - 2019

LEO, December Staff Picks, Escalation of Small Talk - 2018

USA Today, The Girl Collector, Illustration series - 2018

 

CAREER EXPERIENCE 

 

Artist in Residency September & October 2019, London,UK

Portrait Photography

Product Photography and Social Media

Commissioned Paintings

AWARDS

Runner Up, Greenpoint Gallery, Brookyln, NY

Best of the Year Digital Category (illustrations), 2nd place, USA Today (inter-company awards)

AUDIO/VISUAL

 

Great Day Live, WHAS 11 , live morning show 2019

Shooting From the Hip, #429, Podcast 2019

© 2018 REBECCA ALDAMMAD ART

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