About the Art
Alex creates landscapes that move in-between the past, present and future, reconstructing realities by transplanting subjects into unfamiliar scenes.
Alex gives his ghostly scene fluidity and movement with painterly and thoughtful brushstrokes.
Above the side table or night stand.
About the artist
Alex Griffin is a painter living and working in Philadelphia. His recent work is informed by a wide range of influences including 19th century American history, found photos and the natural landscape he documents in the Wissahickon Valley Park. He holds a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Painting and Printmaking and has exhibited his paintings up and down the East Coast.
I build the surfaces of my canvasses with layered narratives that reflect the psychological currents living within those images.”