Photograph of Artist SYLVESTER HICKMON
SYLVESTER HICKMON
Sumter, South Carolina - United States



Original Artworks (8)

Sylvester Hickmon; The Good Book, 2007, Original Drawing Pencil, 22 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  Prismacolor pencil on stonehenge paper. ...
Sylvester Hickmon
Original Pencil Drawing, 2007
22 x 30 inches (55.9 x 76.2 cm)
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Sylvester Hickmon; Utopia, 2008, Original Mixed Media, 36 x 28 inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil, acrylic and charcoal on illustration board mounted on masonite. ...
Sylvester Hickmon
Original Mixed Media, 2008
36 x 28 inches (91.4 x 71.1 cm)
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Sylvester Hickmon; Free Yourself, 2008, Original Mixed Media, 25 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  Mixed media image with acrylic, plexiglass, wood and collage. ...
Sylvester Hickmon
Original Mixed Media, 2008
25 x 36 inches (63.5 x 91.4 cm)
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Sylvester Hickmon; Covered Wagon, 2004, Original Drawing Pencil, 30 x 22 inches.
Sylvester Hickmon
Original Pencil Drawing, 2004
30 x 22 inches (76.2 x 55.9 cm)
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Sylvester Hickmon; Contemplation, 2004, Original Drawing Pencil, 22 x 30 inches.
Sylvester Hickmon
Original Pencil Drawing, 2004
22 x 30 inches (55.9 x 76.2 cm)
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Sylvester Hickmon; Blue Cup And Pear 2, 2006, Original Drawing Pencil, 47 x  inches.
Sylvester Hickmon
Original Pencil Drawing, 2006
47 x inches (119.4 x 0.0 cm)
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Sylvester Hickmon; Prodigy, 2004, Original Drawing Pencil, 18 x 24 inches.
Sylvester Hickmon
Original Pencil Drawing, 2004
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Sylvester Hickmon; Orange Delight, 2007, Original Drawing Pencil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  Prismacolor drawing depicting oranges and a bowl. ...
Sylvester Hickmon
Original Pencil Drawing, 2007
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Artist Statement

“In my work I convey brief moments and interludes in our lives and leave it to the viewer's own individual experience and imagination to recapture these tales and turn them into their own stories. Our lives are moments; each one lived with the importance of the instant. The moments vanish as quickly as they come leaving behind memories, impressions, images, colors and feelings. These moments shape the routines and rituals of our everyday lives and define our humanness”. My recent work involves the use of fire as a metaphor for change and self-renewal. I have incorporated the use of mixed-media (acrylic, colored pencil, wood, plexiglass, found objects and collage) to suggest our ever evolving states of maturity and self reflection. It seems to me that there exists a simple universal attraction to fire as a symbol of transformation, and the renewing elemental spirit of life. This capacity for change dwells within each of us. Renewal is both the journey and the ending point, fueled by the fire of our need to grow and change....