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Scott Greene: Environmental (Ex)change

Friday Nov 23, 2018

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725 Canyon Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87501
US

Phone: (505) 986-9800
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Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Turner Carroll Gallery

Phone: (505) 986-9800
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The work focuses on themes of environmental, social and political erosion, expressing his concern for the future of his home state and the rapidly changing global climate. Runs through 11/30.

This exhibition, in conjunction with the Currency exhibit at 516 Arts featuring Scott’s work, will focus on themes of environmental, social, and political erosion, expressing his concern for the future of his home state and the rapidly changing global climate. Rather than being associated with a definitive time period, Scott Greene’s work integrates art historical and classical elements into a more contemporary approach. Greene’s work functions as a form of socio-political commentary and “uses the composition of a historical work as a matrix for making a painting that humorously examines the relationship between politics, nature Greene’s work functions as a form of socio-political commentary and “uses the composition of a historical work as a matrix for making a painting that humorously examines the relationship between politics, nature and culture.”  Greene draws on themes such as beauty, popular culture, and the natural environment in an additive artistic process that emphasizes the visual and temporal effects of building rather than executing a work in a single instance. After studying in California and receiving his BFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute, Greene moved to New Mexico, where he received his MFA in painting and has since lived for almost 30 years. Greene’s work derives much of its influence from this matrix; where he describes that, “the expansive space, vivid light and western frame of reference informs the narrative content in my work, and the alien beauty of high desert skies serve as backdrops for many compositions.” Greene also touches on the complex interplay between poverty and environmental exploitation within his oeuvre—an issue he sees as being both pertinent to and prevalent within New Mexico, today.