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Ryan O. Goolsby

TCU, MFA 2014


Wood, paint, 2016, 10"w x 14"h x 1.5"d

In the past I worked as a photographer. But now, instead of documenting, I pluck these things out of their environment and make them something else. Using wood, steel and paint, I recreate these forms, stripping away the context, distilling them into studies of shape and color. In doing so they open up to possibility, asking to be reimagined as purposeful entities. Becoming totems, tools of communication and existential icons, these objects can be interpreted as a form of societal language or as future remnants of contemporary life.

Ryan O. Goolsby - Untitled

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Due to the building guidelines that are in place in response to the COVID-19 situation, we are unable to install a new art exhibit in our Farmington Hills, Michigan and Fort Worth, Texas offices.

Thankfully, the majority of artists who currently have their work on display in our Michigan and Texas locations have graciously allowed us to continue to do so through the spring of 2021. We would like to extend a huge thank you to those artists and we look forward to continuing with a new exhibition in the summer of 2021.