The work is a chronicle of the experience of the individual in public spaces. The environments are initially experienced and captured photographically, then edited and realized by paint. The pattern and color, although deviating from the original image, simplify and reduce description of the space, which endures as a record of human experience; emphasizing notions of fate, the sublime, isolation, dream, memory, vision and history.
Jordan West was born 1969 in Wyoming, United States. His formal studies were in the fields of Evolutionary Social Psychology, History and Sculpture at the City University of New York-Hunter College. He was a resident at the Stichting CrawlSpace Artist Residency in Amsterdam, Holland, and has been awarded a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. He has exhibited with Thatcher Projects-NYC, Gallery Sonja Roesch-Houston, Bruce Lurie Gallery-Los Angeles, Pentimenti Gallery-Philadelphia, The Center for Contemporary Arts-Santa Fe, and at Contemporary Art Fairs in Miami, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and Houston.