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Brent McGillivray

Perth
I create “ PHOTO REALISTIC” acrylic paintings of vanishing landmarks; roadside restaurants; motels; abandoned buildings and disappearing urban and rural artifacts. This year’s collection's focus is of “Neon Art.”
During my travels I capture these striking “fading" neon signs in photographs. I then work back and forth between photography and canvas. In the process I capitalize on my experience as a set designer/art director in the film industry to create meticulously rendered images noticing details such as the way light filters through a window or the play of shadows on a wall.
I am greatly influenced by the bold and innovative architectural style of Frank Lloyd Wright and Luis Barragan as they blend art and architecture.
Born: Wakefield, Quebec
EDUCATION:
Architectural Technology from Algonquin College in Ottawa
Printmaking at the Alberta College of Art
Fine Art Degree at the Ontario College of Art
*******More work available at https://www.timesgonebystudio.com

Painting

(sold!) DIVE INN

  • 2021
  • 55.88 x 45.72 x 3.81 cm
  • $465

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