promises of ice cream in a long line at Van Leeuwen

promises of ice cream in a long line at Van Leeuwen

ArtistCourtney Knight
MediumAcrylic, oil pastel, paint stick on canvas
Dimensions16x20"
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About the Art

What the artist saysI always want explore playfulness in my lines, colors, and subject matter. I see things in little animated short stories, who they are, where they are going, the dialog and try to catch the sense of the moment and life in the one frame.
Why we like itCourtney leaves no edge unpainted, playing with the perspective of the (seemingly) never ending wait for ice cream by continuing her work along the sides of her canvases.
Where we hang itThis is one of few pieces of this size that can stand on its own, due to its depth, vibrancy and detail. Whatever you do, don't frame this one: half the fun exists around the edges.

About the Artist

Courtney Knight
Courtney Knight studied Illustration in Boston, MA and is currently living in Brooklyn, NY. Lately she tends to explore topics of playfulness, intimacy, sex, jealousy, romance and fertility. Courtney has been making commission work, small publications, local shows, part of an animation club called Hot Noise, started a textile brand named Coury Cloth and a collaborative illustration magazine called Medium Orange.

“I am inspired by how people interact with each other, what we do together and alone, dreams, comedy, word play, falling in love and the minutiae of everyday life.”

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