Ari Robinson is a collage artist who currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida. Her work is approached by a creative execution driven by process and spontaneity; focused on form, color, and energy. Informed with an intuitive sense of color and space, she then establishes the direction of each piece, layer by layer until the work feels grounded with a sense of fluidity. Color is a very important component in her works as it has the ability to evoke feelings of something transcendent or suggest a transcendent space. She received her B.F.A. in Studio Art from Lindenwood University in 2015. Some of her clients/press include: Georges Dubouef (Quintissential Wines), Nikki Beach Miami, Tampa Bay Times, Packaging of the World, and Hennessy Paradis Imperial.
“Bringing memories and reminiscent feelings of natural forms, fascination of the sea, landscapes, and vibrant color, my work can be seen as both irregular and ordered with a sense of pattern and chaos that exist together. Through my work, I abstractly address the world around us, from the architecture that exists in it to the natural forms, organic processes and colors that can be seen and inspire me. My process begins with a specific color palette in mind, and I begin to start different abstract paintings on paper. Whether it be watercolor, acrylic, or spray paint, in this stage I try to achieve different color combinations, textures, and patterns that I want to have work together in a final composition. Once those are complete I then begin to cut and collage these individual paintings on paper, then adhere to wooden panel and complete each piece with a thick layer of resin. I choose to complete each piece with resin because I believe it gives it a luminescent feeling and creates a sense of dimension within the piece. When people view my work I would like them to feel like they are seeing something vaguely familiar, yet feel like they have just looked into a new little world, a transcendent space reminiscent of the natural world around us.”
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