Jason Astorquia
Vallejo, California

Jason Astorquia recognizes that money is important to the way we think, act, and relate to one another. His “Impressions” series is made up of abstract paintings that are created using the impressions of pennies. Like the mark of consumption on society, Jason repetitively brands his canvases with the mark of physical money. There is a Pop Art element to the work in its bold primary colors, geometric sense of design, and conceptual meaning. His work is as close as you may get to hanging actual money on your wall, a concept that Andy Warhol introduced and played with in his own work. It is evident that there is a lot of planning and precision that goes into each piece. The compositions are like binary code, repeating forms in organized rows to create one large cluster of information. The work is very different up close and from far away. Viewed up close, you can see the layers of texture left by each impression. Each penny has left behind a variable amount of information and color, creating a surface full of uniform irregularities.

Trickle Down
40" x 56" , acrylic painting
$4,050

Scythe Moon
60" x 72" , acrylic painting
$5,550

Golden Order
24" x 38" , acrylic painting
$2,325


Entropic Blue
30" x 48" , acrylic painting
$3,075

Elohim II
60" x 60" , acrylic painting
$6,175

Elohim I
36" x 54" , acrylic painting
$4,950


Isolate
40" x 56" , acrylic painting
$4,050

Horizon
60" x 72" , acrylic painting
$5,550

Are You Ready Yet?
48" x 72" , acrylic painting
$6,100


Slant
24" x 38" , acrylic painting
$2,325

Sidhe IV
26" x 38" , acrylic painting
$3,375

Venti
24" x 38" , acrylic painting
$2,325


Sidhe III
30" x 54" , acrylic painting
$4,350

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Sidhe II
48" x 54" , acrylic painting
$5,250

Sidhe I
48" x 54" , acrylic painting
$5,250


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Blanched
24" x 38" , acrylic painting
$2,325


Urban
48" x 72" , acrylic painting
$6,300

Caramel Bicarbonate
48" x 54" , acrylic painting
$3,675

RGB
54" x 54" , acrylic painting
$4,525

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