The Offerings B

My new work the "Offerings B" premiers at Hygienic Arts in my solo show "modal realism"  9/15/17-10/14/17 The collage of original photos are "developed"  digitally, using a computer and a lot of finger digits. Here's a detail: Be sure to check out the time-lapse video by Mattias Lundblad:  Read more
Modal Realism

Modal Realism

Modal Realism: Featuring works by Hygienic Resident Artist Troy Zaushny OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 7-10PM EXHIBITION RUNS UNTIL SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14TH at HYGIENIC ARTS, 79 Bank St. New London, CT “Modal realism is the view propounded by David Kellogg Lewis that all possible worlds are as real as the actual world. It is based on the following tenets: possible worlds exist; possible worlds are not different in kind from the actual world; possible worlds are irreducible entities; the term actual in actual world is indexical, i.e. any subject can declare their world…Read more

Wax cut monoprints

Video by Mattias Lundblad. I use a wax block (wax-cut) instead of more traditional materials like wood or linoleum in a typical relief printing method - where the surface of the block is cut and that which remains is inked and printed. I usually create a small series of monoprints rather than an edition. This means that each of my prints are unique, although they come from the same block. I often use my ink rollers like brushes, applying many colors to the surface of the plate creating shades and textures that cannot…Read more
Biography

Biography

Troy Zaushny is a printmaker, painter, and muralist from New London, Ct. His work is a contemplation of the natural world, consciousness, and spiritual identity as they are being transformed by science and technology. Though incorporating imagery from popular culture, observation, and dreams, his rich colorful visions also explore the influences of faith and fantasy on our evolution. Troy has recently received a Public Art Community Project grant from the Connecticut Office of the Arts. His project,“The Art of Community Protection and Service” guided a group of New London area High School students…Read more

Résumé

EDUCATION 2001 : : BFA, Drawing. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. 1990 : : Printmaking. University of Connecticut. Storrs, CT.   AWARDS / GRANTS 2016 : : Recipient, Public Art Community Grant, Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) - Office of the Arts 2016 : : Recipient, Assets for Artists matched savings grant and workshops, Mass MoCA. 2013 : : Semifinalist, Gloucester Harborwalk Public Art Challenge, Gloucester MA Committee for the Arts (CFTA) 2012 : : Finalist, New London Mural Walk, funded by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development…Read more