Tag Archives: Painting

Heavy Handed Statement

Heavy Handed has been up for about a week now and I’ve been getting a really positive response, I thought I’d share the statement I wrote for the show and few more images.  Also, for the locals, the next issue … Continue reading

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Heavy Handed

I spent yesterday installing my latest exhibition, Heavy Handed at the Vermont Studio Centers’ Red Mill Gallery. It’s open from November 11th through November 28th, 2013. The reception will be held on November 20th, 7 pm. This will be my … Continue reading

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Control and Meaning

I’ve been doing a lot of mono-prints lately, and I’m excited about them, but my attempt to re-imagine the ideas I’m creating in the drawings/mono-prints continues to stifle me when I try to make new paintings.  The process I’m using … Continue reading

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New York & Boston Fall 2013

I went to New York last week and have come back to Vermont feeling refreshed, quickly re-immersing myself in the studio.  Before I left, my productivity in the studio was dwindling, my time in Rome this summer was becoming more … Continue reading

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Summer Selections at Denise Bibro Gallery

I’m currently still in Rome, but in the mean time I’m in a group show at Denise Bibro Gallery which opens tonight.  The painting above is one of four paintings that I’ll have in the show.  Unfortunately I won’t be … Continue reading

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Collaboration

I’ve been doing a collaboration with my friend Dan Perkins who just finished up his MFA at American University. We’ve  been mailing a painting back and forth and working on it independently.  I just got it back yesterday and was … Continue reading

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Painter’s Forms

I was recently confronted by the Philip Guston painting, Painter’s Forms II, 1978.  In re-looking at the piece I started thinking about how Guston, in his later work, develops his own personal iconography; he paints objects that are from, and … Continue reading

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Website Update 2013

I’m excited to announce that my web site is updated and has a fresh new look.  The recent work that I was exhibiting this past fall has all been uploaded. Check it out at www.austinfurtakcole.com. Many thanks to Maria Robinson for all her … Continue reading

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Fantasms write up in Seven Days

Check out the newest issue of Seven Days if you’re in the Vermont area, I have a nice little write up in the arts section. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Curated Life

As my exhibition, Fantasms, winds down, I’ve been feeling kind of separated from the work.  Like it’s of the past and I want something new.  I haven’t had the desire to squeeze paint out of the tubes and start painting … Continue reading

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