Adam Christensen
Orem, Utah

Adam Christensen was born in Bountiful, Utah and received his BFA from Utah Valley University. He is currently pursuing his MFA at the University of Utah, where he also teaches part-time. Adam’s work is about finding a balance between the chaos and control needed in life. If one overpowers the other, he says, the day to day becomes unbearable. His paintings represent an outlet for the stress in life and a way to control the uncontrollable.

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Mixed media artwork on composite board
Signed on back

24" h x 24" w x 2" d
6 lbs. 13 oz.


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This piece is inspired by the overpowering volume of life and the search for peace amid the turmoil. The surface is cut into and added upon with scraps of wood before being gessoed. Melted wax and oil paint is then poured on top, producing chaos in the design. To finish, the piece is painted on top of to bring control back to the design. This mixed media piece is on a cradled wood panel with finished edges. It comes ready to hang.

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Composite board

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