The paintings and sculptures fluctuate between the worlds of representation and abstraction. They are rooted in narrative images, but have simplified and been broken down beyond initial recognition. The work is exploring the vulnerability and anxiety of the human condition though images and objects.
Austin Eddy (b. 1986) earned a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009. He now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Exhibiting internationally, His solo shows since 2012 include; Launch F-18 Gallery, New York, NY (2015); Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico (2013 and 2015); Christian Berst, New York, NY (2015); Bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (2014); The Horticultural Society, New York, NY (2013); the University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, KY; and Important Projects, Oakland, CA (2012): Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX (2016) Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY (2017).