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Nate Lebsack

TCU, BFA 2019

Layers

Acrylic and wood panel, 2018, 48"w x 60"h x 3"d

Almost every time I paint I end up painting over my work at least two or three times before I get it the way I like it. I cover the old layers with new layers, hoping to cover up the ugly with something beautiful. We cover up what we think is unattractive or unlovable, hoping nobody will see our flaws. We are never satisfied with the new coat of paint, so we cover it up again and again with unsuccessful results. This painting represents the true beauty that lingers beneath each layer we attempt to cover up, showing us the true beauty in the flawed creations we are.

Nate Lebsack - Layers

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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.