Photograph of Artist MICHAEL WESTON
MICHAEL WESTON
Carrboro, North Carolina - United States



Original Artworks (7)

Michael Weston; On Being Swallowed, 2014, Original Paper, 8 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241          Figurative, oils, imaginative,  on heavy paper, ochre yellow and black, blues, red.  There is a 2nd image on the verso, also in oils, more of a sketch: 2 crouching figures, male and female. The date at top has been painted out on recto and transferred to arm.      ...
Michael Weston
Original Paper, 2014
8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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Michael Weston; All Fall Down, 2014, Original Paper, 12 x 17 inches. Artwork description: 241          figurative, oils, imaginative,  on paper, ochre yellow and black  Conte crayon on paper    ...
Michael Weston
Original Paper, 2014
12 x 17 inches (30.5 x 43.2 cm)
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Michael Weston; Upon Waking2, 2014, Original Other, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241         figurative, oils, imaginative, pretend biography, on heavy paper    ...
Michael Weston
Original Undefined Medium, 2014
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Michael Weston; Lovina, 2014, Original Drawing Other, 12 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241        figurative, oils, imaginative, pretend biography, on heavy paper  Conte crayon on paper  ...
Michael Weston
Original Other Drawing, 2014
12 x 18 inches (30.5 x 45.7 cm)
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Michael Weston; In His Rumpled Shirt, 1999, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241     From a stain on a wall from building on Parish Street, Durham, NC    ...
Michael Weston
Original Oil Painting, 1999
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Michael Weston; The Green Hat, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241 After Robert Broderson, in the school of. He knew how to paint the eyes. In homage to his work.This is light- weight canvas, unstretched ( stapled to the wall to paint) , the canvas is irregular; paint scrubbed in with old stiff brushes; some use of palette knife, ...
Michael Weston
Original Oil Painting, 2007
18 x 22 inches (45.7 x 55.9 cm)
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Michael Weston; Ceiling Woman, 2001, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 The ceiling woman is an image taken from the ceiling of an apartment I once lived it. It had been papered and re- papered with wallpaper numerous times and badly done; different layers peeled away revealing  abstract figures, the central one being the woman....
Michael Weston
Original Oil Painting, 2001
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Artist Statement

I am a self-taught artist who began painting in 1983, although there were aborted attempts in earlier years(the 1970's). But not until 1983 did I try putting the ideas in my head down in paint and other media, than in writing. All I see are faces and figures in everything. I listened to da Vinci and his statement on studying stains. There is this between us. And lines fluid, broken, jagged and scratched covering everything. I attempt to translate that which is before me. I'm not even sure this is how I see it. It is about the silence....