I've always loved old homes. I ran by this home one morning and had to take its picture. I love thinking of the stories that exist within its walls. When I was a child, visiting my grandparents, I would sit and listed to them tell about my mom's childhood - the glass door she ran through, the path she walked down to the bay, the nights sitting around the radio. Every house has stories like this.

- Justin Wheatley

First Right, Second Left

Acrylic painting on stretched canvas
Finished black edges
Ready to hang

Signed on front and back

36" h x 48" w x 1.5" d
18 lbs. 0 oz.



Justin Wheatley
Holladay, Utah

Getting to Know Justin

After receiving his BFA from Utah State University, Justin and his classmates continued to meet monthly to critique one another’s work. Now, ten years later, the group is still going strong. “We have even taken turns curating shows that have been accepted to museums across the state,” says Justin. He attributes much of his creative success to the support from his fellow artists. The process is reminiscent of many historical artist groups that critiqued and exhibited artwork together. In terms of aesthetic, Justin’s houses and barns lean toward a hard-edge contemporary look while retaining painterly qualities. The artist utilizes many layers of paint to achieve thick, opaque colors. He adds, “It can also be a metaphor for the history of what has taken place in any given home.”