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2019 Artists

JESSE RENO

Jesse Reno

for me painting is - finding treasure - what it is - what it means - if you know what you are looking for you will find it - burying something in the ground and digging it up doesn't make it treasure - the best treasure is unknown - it is true - it is a lesson - this gold is like the sun - not a simple coin for sale - this is a story you truly don't know - you write it from feeling rather than knowing - you understand it like joy and despair - not like math - as there is no equivalent. the chaos of volcanoes, the collapse of an avalanche, the weight of an anchor. the idea of buoyancy over balance. some locks do not open with keys. this is a world where candy canes grow at the tops of mountains. freedom comes from belief and choice, and all things are connected


Mixed Media
Community: NE Portland
Studio Number: 37
(503) 235-8549 | jesse@jessereno.com
Website: www.jessereno.com
Facebook: Jesse Reno Art 
Instagram: @JesseReno

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