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Abstract Paintings: Contemporary Modern Art Landscapes by Artist Shawn McNulty

Tycoon
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Chaperone
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36x36"
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INTERPOSE - Star Tribune

Opening Reception Photos

INTERPOSE - Vita.mn

Recent Art Acquisitions Summer 2013:
Folly - Carol and David (Minnesota) :: Valencia - Elizabeth (Washington D.C.)
Fairbanks - Mark (Virginia) :: Solaris - Seth (Minnesota) :: Hay - Hans (Norway)
Temperate and Red Tail - Bellagio Hotel (Las Vegas)

I did a series of abstract dog paintings for the Kitsch show at Rosalux Gallery in May 2013. Prints are available on paper and canvas. Check out Boston Terrier, Bulldog, & Dachshund.

Previous Art Exhibitions:

Archeology of Color: Shawn McNulty & Silvana LaCreta Ravena

Bloomington Art Center | Jan 4th-Feb 15th, 2013
Citypages Art Review Minneapolis
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Vita.mn Art Review Minneapolis
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Photo Gallery

Flashing Red: Shawn McNulty & Tara Costello
Rosalux Gallery | April 5th-29th, 2012
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photo gallery from the opening reception
art gallery exhibition photo contemporary photo gallery from the exhibition ~ watch video

"My work is dependent on design fundamentals: form, color, and composition.  My style explores the relationship between man-made structures and the natural world; the idea of recognizable shapes and structures living within irrational thoughts and emotions. I begin a new piece very spontaneously and become more detailed as the composition starts to show itself. The first layer is the most erratic and freeform as I mash and scrape together a variety of acrylic colors and pumice with commercial grade joint knives.  I invented a “shoe palette knife” which I use on early layers to challenge the way my body connects to the surface.   I also work the canvas on the floor using a Swiffer tool.  A dialogue is created with the painting, and it starts to show me what needs to be done. Thick layers of acrylic and pumice and are applied, scraped off, reapplied, sliced off, etc.  There’s a technique I call “scuffling” which involves a repetitive chopping motion with the palette knife resulting in approximate parallel lines.   The color fields interplay with each other, attempting to find common ground resulting in complex and interesting edges.  The process continues until a solution is found, always applying and mixing paint directly on the canvas, scraping away layers to reveal the ghostly characters of the previous.  There is a feeling of serenity in my work, but it’s draped over unbridled energy, which is breaking through it.  I don’t let you relax completely." - Shawn McNulty

Minnesota Original MNO McNulty Watch my Minnesota Original segment which aired on TPT Twin Cities.
setai fifth avenue hotel nyc There are 206 of my archival pigment prints (30x30") throughout the corridors of the Setai Fifth Avenue Hotel in Midtown Manhattan.
art takes times square My painting Stallion was displayed on a huge digital screen in Times Square and will be included in an upcoming hardcover book.
My painting Shiver was used in a national Blue M&Ms Ad which ran in many major magazines.
Midland Country Club (Michigan) commissioned 10 diptychs measuring 30x60" which are currently displayed in their suites.
   

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