“Unknowable Landscapes” by Stephanie Trinkner

Artist Statement

The meaning we find in things created purely by chance or improvisation shows us that there are connections between seemingly unrelated objects, concepts, or thoughts. In my collage and painting I investigate the way we make these connections and how they can be meaningful. My painting practice is driven by process and intuition, rather than a specific idea that leads me from the start. In this series I used collages to inform each piece, but rather than reproducing each one I use them as a reference to explore where the textures, colors, and images can take me. The abstract forms I make with a certain brushstroke begin to look like the tops of buildings and architectural forms. The pattern and color within one part of a painting seems to be similar to the rugs in the bathroom of my parent’s house. A bright pink and orange section reminds me of flowing water, but the colors turn it into a sunset as they travel down the canvas. I’m most drawn to bright colors, organic shapes, and art that references nature. Although I may begin with an idea that incorporates these elements, I prioritize the instincts I have in the moment that most hold my curiosity. I am influenced by the idea of “both/and” that defines postmodern art and thought. In this way my art can be both strange and familiar; or take on a new meaning for viewers that I never considered as the artist.

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Stephanie Trinkner

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Lindstrom, MN 55045

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