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Studio Study 18-6

Studio Study 18-6

Studio Study 18-6

Medium Steel with Powdercoat
Dimensions 13 x 12 x 12 Inches
Value $2,000.00
Artist Biography

Matt Devine is a self-taught sculptor working with steel, stainless steel, aluminum and bronze. Born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1975 and raised in New England, Devine moved to California in 1995 where he learned how to weld and fabricate while working closely with his father. He continued on at various fabrication studios honing his craft and developing a passion for metalwork and sculpture. Functional and architectural works gave way to non-representational sculptures, which he showed at galleries with increasing frequency and success. The freedom of having no rules or boundaries with sculpture was especially appealing to Devine. In 2004 he was able to transition to full time artist. The contrasts of nature and industry, light and shadow, chaos and order are themes found throughout Devine’s body of work. Pared-down organic shapes are formed out of sheet and solid materials and welded together in harmonious accord, making the heavy metal appear as light as paper. These contrasts, plus the relationships of patterns and boundaries, address Devine’s desire to contain chaos and push out the discord of an information-saturated culture. Even the process of welding has become a retreat from cultural noise. Devine’s sculpture is currently on display at highly-regarded fine art galleries across North America and Europe. His sculptures can be found in private, corporate and international collections on five continents. Devine currently resides with his wife and daughter in Petaluma, California.

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Alex Couwenberg – Frau, 2019

Alex Couwenberg – Frau, 2019

Alex Couwenberg – Frau, 2019

Medium Acrylic and spray paint on canvas
Dimensions 14 x 12 x 1.75 inches
Value $2,200.00
Opening Bid $1,650.00
Current Bid $0
Artist Biography

Born to and raised by Dutch-Indonesian parents in Southern California, Couwenberg spoke both languages at home and was taught to understand and appreciate the craft of Indonesia, and the art associated with the Dutch masters. His childhood was thus influential in the development of his career in visual art. Together, with the aesthetics of his California experience (surf, skate, and hot rod culture), Couwenberg’s paintings visually layer archetypes or reinterpreted forms into a contemporary conversation with mid-century modernism. For Couwenberg, the build up of layers, coupled with exposed underpainting, represents the artist’s reflection on his relationship with his personal and cultural history; he intends to find and create a middle-ground between expressionism and hard-edge abstraction. Beautiful surfaces, bold minimalism of color, and asymmetric compositions produce works that are muscular and dynamic, or quiet and elegant, presenting a kind of contemplative soliloquy. Couwenberg’s formal art education initiated with an Illustration Degree from the Art Center School of Design in Pasadena, California, and culminated with an MFA from Claremont Graduate School, working under the mentorship of several senior painters most notably hard-edge California abstractionist, Karl Benjamin. Couwenberg has shown throughout the United States, Europe and Asia in solo and group exhibitions. His work is in several museum collections, most recently in the permanent collections of the Laguna Art Museum, CA, and the Pomona College Museum of Art, CA, and has been included in Out of Line, a traveling exhibition curated by the Riverside Art Museum CA, which focuses on the contributions of non-objective painting in Southern California. He is currently featured in a two person exhibition in Los Angeles held in conjunction with the Getty Museum’s “Pacific Standard Time” project. In 2007, Couwenberg was awarded the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation Award for his achievements in painting.

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Studio Study 18-6

Matt Devine – Studio Study 18-6

Matt Devine – Studio Study 18-6

Medium Steel with Powdercoat
Dimensions 13 x 12 x 12 Inches
Value $2,000.00
Opening Bid $1,500.00
Current Bid $0
Artist Biography

Matt Devine is a self-taught sculptor working with steel, stainless steel, aluminum and bronze. Born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1975 and raised in New England, Devine moved to California in 1995 where he learned how to weld and fabricate while working closely with his father. He continued on at various fabrication studios honing his craft and developing a passion for metalwork and sculpture. Functional and architectural works gave way to non-representational sculptures, which he showed at galleries with increasing frequency and success. The freedom of having no rules or boundaries with sculpture was especially appealing to Devine. In 2004 he was able to transition to full time artist. The contrasts of nature and industry, light and shadow, chaos and order are themes found throughout Devine’s body of work. Pared-down organic shapes are formed out of sheet and solid materials and welded together in harmonious accord, making the heavy metal appear as light as paper. These contrasts, plus the relationships of patterns and boundaries, address Devine’s desire to contain chaos and push out the discord of an information-saturated culture. Even the process of welding has become a retreat from cultural noise. Devine’s sculpture is currently on display at highly-regarded fine art galleries across North America and Europe. His sculptures can be found in private, corporate and international collections on five continents. Devine currently resides with his wife and daughter in Petaluma, California.

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1070 Homer Street,
Vancouver, BC, V6B 2W9, Canada

T. 604.737.3969
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Parralex, Great Salt Lake, UT, 2017

Parralex, Great Salt Lake, UT, 2017

Parralex, Great Salt Lake, UT, 2017

Medium Archival Pigment Print
Mounting Options Ultramount Mount

Tiered Pricing

Print DimensionsPrint EditionsArtist ProofsCurrent Value
73.5 x 59 inchesEdition of 52 Artist ProofsPrice upon request
55 x 44 inchesEdition of 102 Artist ProofsCurrent Value: $7,000
40 x 32 inchesEdition of 72 Artist ProofsCurrent Value: $5,900
26 x 21 inchesEdition of 72 Artist ProofsCurrent Value: $2,800
Artist Biography

David Burdeny’s Masters in Architecture and Interior Design background combined with his upbringing in the vast Canadian prairies provides the template for his keen technical ability, enduring patience and minimalist aesthetic enabling him to shoot on site, documenting sky, horizon and the marks humankind leaves behind. Vancouver, BC based, Burdeny has exhibited with the Jennifer Kostuik Gallery since 2001, showcasing his images from the world over, including Antarctica, Iceland, Brazil, China, Burma, Cambodia, France, Italy, Canada and the USA. In 2012 the Ancora Series of 2010 was exhibited at the Centre for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA, Curated by Richard Gadd. Burdeny has won several gold awards in international art photography competitions, most significantly receiving International Photographer of the Year in the Nature category for Canada, revealed at the Lucie Awards Ceremony in New York City, October 2008. Shorelines sold out in both the limited collector edition and trade publication. Burdeny’s work has been included in corporate and private collections. He currently has 8 limited edition photographic series offered and is art is presented at international art fairs yearly.

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Angle of Repose, Lencois Maranhenses, Brazil, 2013

Angle of Repose, Lencois Maranhenses, Brazil, 2013

Angle of Repose, Lencois Maranhenses, Brazil, 2013

Medium Archival Pigment Print
Mounting Options Dibond Mount

Tiered Pricing

Print DimensionsPrint EditionsArtist ProofsCurrent Value
59 x 59 inchesEdition of 32 Artist ProofsPrice upon request
44 x 44 inchesEdition of 102 Artist ProofsCurrent Value: $6,800
32 x 32 inchesEdition of 72 Artist ProofsCurrent Value: $5,500
21 x 21 inchesEdition of 72 Artist ProofsCurrent Value: $2,800
Artist Biography

David Burdeny’s Masters in Architecture and Interior Design background combined with his upbringing in the vast Canadian prairies provides the template for his keen technical ability, enduring patience and minimalist aesthetic enabling him to shoot on site, documenting sky, horizon and the marks humankind leaves behind. Vancouver, BC based, Burdeny has exhibited with the Jennifer Kostuik Gallery since 2001, showcasing his images from the world over, including Antarctica, Iceland, Brazil, China, Burma, Cambodia, France, Italy, Canada and the USA. In 2012 the Ancora Series of 2010 was exhibited at the Centre for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA, Curated by Richard Gadd. Burdeny has won several gold awards in international art photography competitions, most significantly receiving International Photographer of the Year in the Nature category for Canada, revealed at the Lucie Awards Ceremony in New York City, October 2008. Shorelines sold out in both the limited collector edition and trade publication. Burdeny’s work has been included in corporate and private collections. He currently has 8 limited edition photographic series offered and is art is presented at international art fairs yearly.

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1070 Homer Street,
Vancouver, BC, V6B 2W9, Canada

T. 604.737.3969
E. [email protected]