Brian Wischer

After opening my studio in 2014, I quickly found myself unable to afford the art medium I had set out to explore. Instead of oil paint, I decided to use resourced paper to create large scale works on canvas. I immediately loved this new medium and am still excited by the discoveries I find working with it.

To create my collages, I intuitively cut words and images from magazines to create a beautiful scene taken with my camera. I carefully build my pallet of colors and apply this paper palette to a canvas or board using an acrylic gloss medium and finish each piece with an UVLC stabilizing varnish.

I enjoy using sharp geometric shapes to create the classic organic beauty of nature and therefore use mostly triangles and rectangles throughout each piece. With collage, I can create a fabric with the paper that tells a story or conveys a deeper meaning in the subject. The focus of my work is to bring awareness to the interconnectedness of everything and how this is beautiful.

Cape Disappointment
Paper on Canvas with Gloss Medium & UV Varnish
36″ x 36″ x 1.5″

Sauvie Island Sunset
Paper on Canvas with Gloss Medium & UV Varnish
48″ x 48″ x 1.5″

Lincoln City Beach
Paper on Canvas with Gloss Medium & UV Varnish
30″ x 48″ x 1.5″

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Community: 6
Studio Number: 83
(269) 598-1777 | bwischer07@gmail.com
Website: http://www.thefieldgallery.com
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Address: 328 NW Broadway #116 Portland, OR, 97209, USA

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