Form and Content Gallery presents Persistent Cover, new oil and acrylic and watercolor paintings by Mark Ostapchuk.
Mark Ostapchuk’s current paintings feature a persistent and obsessive manner of covering and sanding and rebuilding opaque and translucent surfaces. These paintings introduce simple patterns and shapes encountered in everyday domestic life. Within these pictures, shapes and patterns in space suggest characters in situations and places.
Mark Ostapchuk lives and works in Minneapolis. He has shown in the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery, University of Minnesota Gallery (now Weisman Art Museum), Soap Factory (Minneapolis), Phipps Center for the Arts and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Mark Ostapchuk received his MFA in drawing and painting from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His awards include a 1992 and 2023 McKnight Foundation Artist Fellowship.
Thursday – Saturday 12:00 – 6:00 pm and by appointment
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Image: Summerish, 2023, Oil on wood panel, 12” x 24”
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