Through the manipulation of light, surface, near-defunct-technologies, found objects and traditional painting materials, Foster’s process based works hover within a twilight, at the edge of a near hectic haze.
slow set sun rise
Plexi glass, acrylic, dichroic film, motor with gearbox, Nano tape, dust, tripod, zip ties, Velcro, tactical LED flashlight, LED bike headlamp, rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and wall
Andrew Foster, slow set sun rise (stills), 2019-ongoing
Swimming in and out of focus, a notion of articulation is approached yet never achieved. Andrew Foster’s recent works absurdly set out to imagine a reconciliation- one where the slick, sterile nature of contemporary objects and conditions might offer a soft retreat.
(Monochrome in two colors, or: how to turn on a painting)
Urethane, metallic pigments, pine, tacks, electroluminescent paper, rechargeable lithium-ion batteries
55.88 x 35.56 cm / 22 x 14 in (approximately)
Up n’ Upper
Stain painted canvas tote bags, 18 incense diffusers with LED lights set to pulse, extension cords, surge protectors, hooks, eucalyptus essential oils and Essentia brand ionized alkaline 9.5ph bottled water, a dark room with a pink haze
187.96 x 304.8 x 167.64 cm / 74 x 120 x 66 in (approximately)
The annual Spring 2020 Thesis Exhibition for graduates of the Hunter College MFA Studio Art program represents works by 19 artist graduates of this nationally noted program. Originally planned as a series of physical presentations at Hunter’s 205 Hudson Street campus in Tribeca, but canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MFA Thesis Exhibition’s digital iteration aims to provide a new, expanded platform for young artists entering the field.