Andrew Ina

Artist's Statement & Resume

"In this body of work, I combine abstract expressionist mark making with the precise color placement of a high illusionist painter. Each work starts with a vigorous application of gesso to the panel. Its topography is revealed through a series of washes. Natural nuances in the texture are embraced and treated with sensitivity. Illusionary techniques are used to enhance such nuances and establish order to the surface. The result is mysterious and rich. In doing these paintings, I’m attempting to create “harmony” between physicality and illusion, spontaneous and controlled, activity and stillness."

EDUCATION
MA - Master of 3D Animation, Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, UK
BFA- Bachelor of Fine Art Painting at Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
• Group Exhibition, 5/10, Video Work Exhibit, CS Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
• Juried Exhibition, 3/10, Ohio Art League, Ron Pizutti (Juror), Fort Hayes, Ohio
• Group Exhibition, 2/10, “It’s All New!”, Art Access Gallery, Bexley, Ohio
• Group Exhibition, 11/09, “DDS Degree Show”, Macintosh Theater, Glasgow, Scotland

EXHIBITIONS

• Dual Exhibition 2008, "Recent Works" National City Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
• Group Exhibition 2008, “New Work” Art Access Gallery, Bexley, OH
• Group Exhibition 2008, Upper Arlington Cultural Arts Division, Upper Arlington, OH
• Dual exhibition, 8/07-9/07 Art Access Gallery, Bexley Ohio
• Solo exhibition, 7/07-8/07 Dublin Arts Center, Dublin, Ohio
• Solo exhibition, 6/07-7/07 “Small Works”, Haiku, Columbus, Ohio
• Group exhibition, 4/07 “Agora Columbus 2”, Columbus, Ohio
• Juried exhibition, 3/07 “The Winter Park Art Festival-Emerging Artist”, Winter Park, Florida
• Group exhibition, 3/07 “Dealer’s Choice”, Schumacher Gallery, Bexley Ohio
• Solo exhibition, 2/07-3/07 “Recent Work” Barcelona Restaurant, Columbus, Ohio
• Group exhibition, 11/06, “Agora Columbus”, Columbus, Ohio
• Juried exhibition, w/Alison Helm, 11/06-12/06, The Carnegie, Covington, Kentucky
• Solo exhibition, 9/06-1/07, “Recent Work” The Jefferson Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
• Fall juried exhibition, Ohio Art League, Melissa Meyer (juror), 9/06-10/06, Columbus, Ohio
• Group exhibition, 7/06, Art Access Gallery, Bexley, Ohio

 

ARTWORK:

Prices range from $500 to $5,000

Image (click to enlarge) Number Title Size Media Show Opening
INA 701 Arz 30x40" Acrylic 5/17/13
INA 702 Aerial Ground 36x48"  Acrylic 5/17/13
INA 703 Containment 60x48" Acrylic  5/17/13
INA 601 Allure 30x40" Acrylic on canvas 9/9/11
INA 602 First Impression 12x8" Acrylic on canvas 9/9/11
INA 603 High Risk 36x48" Acrylic on canvas 9/9/11
INA 605 Smoke 36x48" Acrylic on canvas 9/9/11
INA 501 Serrated 12x16" Mixed media 8/6/10
INA 502 Reaction 36x24" Mixed media  8/6/10
INA 503 Melting Pot 60x48"  Mixed media 8/6/10
INA 504 Mirage 24x36"  Mixed media 8/6/10
INA 505 Goodbye Lebron 6x8' Acrylic 8/6/10
INA 506 Growth 24x24"' Mixed media 8/6/10
INA 507 It's What's on the Inside 24x24" Mixed media 8/6/10
INA 508

Repercussion

36x96" Acrylic 8/6/10
INA 509 The Dynamic Due 24x24" Mixed media 8/6/10

Art Access Gallery, 540 South Drexel Avenue, Bexley, OH 43209

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