about

taryn trousdale is a painter, born in california and currently living in austin, texas. she graduated from emporia state university in 2009 with a degree in the fine arts.

as for form, she uses acrylics, pens, pencils and ink and enjoys painting on canvas and masonite. she also paints on gessoed paper, in sketchbooks, and sometimes over old paintings. many paintings intentionally (and unintentionally) have multiple hidden layers.

as for content, she paints reflexively, responding to stimulus in her environment. she filters and displays results through abstract atmospheric swirls, primarily featuring figures and organic shapes.

she is influenced by artists like JAMES JEANJOAO RUASMARGUERITE SAUVAGEMATTHEW WOODSONSAM WEBER, YOSHITAKA AMANO and more.

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CURRENT/PAST GALLERY SHOWINGS

- collective (group exhibition)
go-away garage, wichita KS - january 12 to january 25, 2013

- portraiture (solo painting exhibition)
watermark books and cafe, wichita KS - august 31 to september 26, 2012

- come to your senses (group exhibition)
shiftspace gallery, wichita KS - january 27, 2012

- pinch (solo exhibition)
the labor party, wichita KS - september 30 to november 10, 2011

- lore degenstein gallery national juried figurative painting & drawing competition
lore degenstein gallery, selinsgrove PA - october 24 to december 11, 2009

- the discomfort of rising water and other nightmares (solo painting exhibition)
gilson memorial gallery, emporia KS - march 1 to 13, 2009