Fine Art | Works on Paper
I paint intuitively allowing the ink to tell the story maintaining the authenticity of an experience. What largely is not represented in abstract art is not only as important as the figurative interpretation of a past lexicon but curative on so many levels. The eye receives the image but sees with a minds eye and thoughts are formed and transformed.
Taking poetic license from nature, Tran's mark making in 2022 resonates on the elemental forces that transforms ordinary moments to memorable, extraordinary, or life-changing events.
When the various humanistic issues arisen from the global 2020 pandemic as well as political, racial, and social unrests in the US cannot be healed medicinally nor surgically, art becomes essential to reexamining existing biases and dogmas in a quest to calm the chaos. More than ever, Tran's aesthetic in the body of works in 2020 reflected the fluctuating duality of darkness and light of the times.
R&D recounts an exploration of mediums and techniques incorporating alcohol ink, charcoal, mixatives, pigment, etc. on yupo resulting in vibrant abstractions that is full of life.