Swallowed Whole

Rachel Fischer

May 9 - 30, 2014

In my current body of work I am exploring the possibilities of merging sculpture, painting and photography to create alternate realities of a singular subject matter. My forms, whether three-dimensional or two, resemble foreign bodies, fetish objects and sentient natural phenomena. In my paintings I construct imagery in swathes of colorful paint, while in sculptural form textural stimuli is fore-fronted. By starting with a physical sculpture and then reinterpreting it through the documentation of the camera and my own gaze, I am exploring concepts relating to the breakdown of objectivity and materiality. – Rachel Fischer

Rachel Fischer earned her BFA in Drawing and Painting from the University of North Texas in 2008 and is currently a 2015 MFA candidate there in the same discipline. Her artwork has been shown across Texas in solo, group and national level exhibitions. Fischer was a 2013 Teaching Fellow at The University of North Texas and currently teaches foundations level classes in the College of Visual Arts and Design. She is a 2014 recipient of the Dallas Museum of Art’s, Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund. Her work can be found at www.rachel-fischer.com and in multiple private collections.

 

 

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