The most limited and challenging medium, Artist Interview Elisabeth Condon

Joseph Kendrick interviewed Elisabeth Condon in Pour It On Me for Electric Beef.  Condon visited UF last year and enthusiasm for painting infused every conversation.  Here's her response to Kenrick's question of why painting
I always come back to painting. I need it, it fulfills something profound in me—likely the metaphor of mud or merde, a primal impulse. On a visual and intellectual level painting is the most limited and therefore challenging medium, with a long history that ups the ante. In a digital era, swimming in a tsunami of perfect images, is it even possible to paint in a convincing and interesting way?   more



Sugarlight
2013
Mixed media on linen
48 x 48 inches
 Future Legend
2012-13
Mixed media
30 x 40 inches

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