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Studio Sessions: Jeremy Olson

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In this episode of Studio Sessions I’ll be talking with Jeremy Olson.

Jeremy earned his BFA from the University of Arizona in 2000, and his MFA from NYU Steinhardt in 2009. Primarily a surrealist painter, Jeremy’s recent series plays with the human face in various ways. In some paintings the faces of magazine models are obscured by different items of food, and in others a group of objects can be found to abstractly reference the form of a face in their arrangement. He has also produced some recent sculptural works that through the use of miniatures and mirrors create illusions of endless futuristic environments.

Listen as Jeremy discusses his intentions with his works and where the inspiration for his imagery comes from.

About Author

Matt Kuhlman is an artist, writer, and journalist originally from Lawrence, KS. He earned his BFA in printmaking from the University of Kansas, and a Master's in journalism, also from the University of Kansas. His artwork has appeared in dozens of shows throughout the past decade, and Big Red & Shiny is the fourth online publication his work has appeared in. Currently in the Boston area, he has also lived in Albuquerque, Milwaukee, New York City, and rural Kentucky.

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