I am a digital artist and a painter. Beginning
in the 1980's my work has been about peculiar juxtapositions of
everyday objects into unusual and fascinating combinations. Having
started my work in photographs, I now continue with digital compositions.
My recent work is about separating everyday objects and grouping
them into a new context.
Fuses and fishing lures create a provocative
contrast, and a plastic inflatable owl with zippers is an intriguing
combination. A pair of jumper cables grips a pair of socks, mysteriously.
All are against a black spatial background, emphasizing improbable
On one hand, it is the throw away character of our culture
today which catches my eye and interest and causes me to use everyday
objects that become something else when scanned and collaged into
a digital image.
Secondly, it is my delight to create surprising
juxtapositions of objects that keep my interest and hopefully those
of other viewers.
Thirdly, I am interested in creating a flight
of fancy, a world that is dream like, with commonplace objects that
are pictured clearly but change meaning by being in a new and different
Finally, I am a colorist, creating emotive worlds that
establish and embellish the meanings of places and objects. My full
line of current work can be seen at my web site at http://www.stanbowman.com/