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Greg Skaggs: Exploratory drawings

North Upstairs Gallery: May 7 through June 20, 2014

This small body of work spans from 2001 to the present. My focus has been continual, a narrative relating to both childhood memories and future fears and dreams. Common signifiers include the egg and the nest as it relates to new life and hopes of success through change. Also repeated are heavenly bodies, which represents a desire to explore and my childhood fascination with the stars and planets.

New to my work are elements that relate to electricity. These signifiers are important to me as they represent a desire to spark new energy in my creative work after the death of my brother in 2011. Todd was a creative genius and I miss him very much.

 

Statement provided by artist/educator—Greg Skaggs.