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the black shapes in the center represents interaction...the blue color represents communication and mental expansion. The squares visible coming through the blue represent the … [Read more...]
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mixed media,encaustic on board … [Read more...]
the two black elongated shapes representing the teacher and the student. The variety of posters ,stamps,maps etc and shapes and colors represent expansion,learning and discovery … [Read more...]
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custom furniture,ten years ago he made a natural transition to expressing himself on canvas.
Working with wood and finishes provided him with a
vast knowledge and keen interest in varied materials and mediums which he utilizes in his work.
He lives in the country with his wife and five cats outside Atlanta, Ga.
To produce aesthetic works that imbue beauty and mystery while fulfilling a personal passion to explore and follow the creative process. This approach is a culmination of my anthropological studies, extensive travels and a keen interest in the global pulse. I create my artwork using a wide variety of materials in a myriad of combinations along with the elements and principles of art composition.
The materials used are reflective of modern Industrial society, i.e. papers from current social media, synthetics, high tech lacquers and color fast dyes while bringing along tradition with the use of encaustic, rabbit skin glue, raw pigments, and authentic gesso. To me, these materials are a tactile representation of the industrial society in which we live.
Bachelors Degree Anthropology Virginia Commonwealth University
Exhibitions and activities:
Fishbone Gallery Atl,Ga Group Show April 2001
20th Century Antiques Atlanta,Ga 2001-2006
Blue Rat Gallery Group Show Fall 2003
Realm Art Gallery The Realm Buckhead Atlanta 2006
Pace Academy Art Show & Auction Fall 2007
Domus Atlanta.Ga 2006-2007
Mason Murer Gallery “Fresh Blood” Group Show Aug 2007
Mason Murer West Paces Ferry Atlanta Ga Fall 2007
Daniel Mahmood Gallery Chelsea New York 2007
Addo Foundation Drive & Auction Group Show Fall 2010
Savvy Snoot Atlanta Ga 2008-2011
Besharat Galleries 2011
Stan McCollum Gallery 2013 solo exhibition "Variation on the Medium"
Stan McCollum Gallery 2014 solo exhibition "Variation on the Medium 2"
Works featured in USA network series "Satisfaction" 2014
Work is in private collections in Atlanta,New York, and London.
As a self –taught artist who has worked in the field of decorative arts over the last 25 years, Neil works extensively with the designer community in placing his pieces.
Neil Marshall is a self-educated artist who has spent many years learning ancient painting techniques,ground recipes, working with glue,dyes,pigments,etc., and creatively combining them with contemporary materials. He is influenced by the 20th century modern art masters. The synthesis of of the varied media he uses result in large canvases of abstract
contemporary wall art.