Patrick O'Boyle
Charlotte, North Carolina

Patrick O’Boyle primarily paints in a studio, rarely using reference material other than his own thoughts and dreams. He always paints in a series of five; at the end of the fifth painting he revisits and reworks all of them until he feels they’re complete. Using extra-long handles on his brushes, Patrick paints at a distance from the canvas so he can see the works evolve as a whole from the one color he starts with to the vibrant array at the end. When he’s not making art, Patrick spends time with his wife and three kids, lifts weights, rows, and plays soccer. Fun fact: Patrick was an All American soccer player in college.

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Ethereal Abstraction Series 10

Mixed media artwork on paper
Signed on front and back

18" h x 18" w x 2" d
3 lbs. 0 oz.


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This painting is part of my "Ethereal Abstraction" series. The dictionary describes ethereal as extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world. I tried to create a surface that has shapes of color and open spaces for an airy quality that is pleasing for the viewer. The painting was done with a mix of acrylic paint, ink and watercolor on heavy rag drawing paper that has been mounted to a gallery wrapped canvas. The edges are finished and it comes ready to hang.

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