Projections

by J. Adam McGalliard

"Pink Magnolias," Oil on Linen

“Pink Magnolias,” Oil on Linen

"Sunflower Fields,"  Oil on canvas

“Sunflower Fields,” Oil on canvas

"Troche", Oil on canvas

“Troche”, Oil on canvas

"Allison," Oil on Linen on Panel

“Allison,” Oil on Linen on Panel

"Antonia," Oil on Panel

“Antonia,” Oil on Panel

"After Arcimboldo 1,"  C-Print

“After Arcimboldo 1,” C-Print

"After Arcimboldo 3," C-Print

“After Arcimboldo 3,” C-Print

"Headless," C-Print

“Headless,” C-Print

"Intake," C-Print

“Intake,” C-Print

J. Adam McGalliard, The Scream

“The Scream,” C-Print

J. Adam McGalliard received an MFA from the New York Academy of Art with a scholarship for study and a BFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he was the recipient of the Myrtle Reeves Scholarship. McGalliard taught painting, drawing, and printmaking as a faculty member at the Sawtooth Center for Visual Art in Winston-Salem, NC. In New York, he taught as an Adjunct Painting Professor at Brooklyn College and the City University of New York. He also worked as a Post Graduate Teaching Assistant at the New York Academy of Art, NYC.  For Five years he worked as a painter and sculptor for world-renowned artist Jeff Koons.

His latest work is a series of photographs and paintings involving the projection of images on figures. The photographs are works in and of themselves while also informing the painting process. The projected image works as a double-edged sword. It can starkly reveal something that is hidden, like the writhing tattoos of the Illustrated Man, or it can mask an individual as a concealing veil or garment that creates a protected outer hull.

Learn more about Adam and see more of his work at his Website or visit his Facebook page.

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