Erin Curtis

Region: South

Website: http://www.erinelizabethcurtis.com

City / State: Washington, DC

In my work, I explore geometric abstraction, decoration, repetition, adornment, and their historical roots in weaving, architecture, ritual, and body ornamentation. My paintings can often be read as a collision of architecture and decoration, or as abstract fields of fluctuating pattern hanging like architecture in space or directly on the wall. In recent work, I’ve focused on creating physically and optically layered images in which color and form are equally expressive elements, acting in tandem to create an exuberance that can come close to visual cacophony.