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DEBORAH ZLOTSKY

Albany, NY

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“In my paintings, accidents shift relationships and produce unexpected proximities and disruptions. The act of painting and repainting requires a period of non-linear, improvisational, and generative adjustments, mirroring the way history evolves through the accidents of actions and reactions. Fundamental to my process is a desire to create unexpected coherence in irregular and uncertain systems and to reveal the ways the past infiltrates the present.”

– Deborah Zlotsky

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AMERICAN GIRL’S BEDROOM FLAG

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GAMBIT

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“I think I have some sort of neural gravitation to connecting parts that can seem like they shouldn’t go together.”

– Deborah Zlotsky

LIKE NOTHING ELSE

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HE TAKES THE DAY

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I’m interested in how a cycle of construction, accumulation, rupture, and repair creates a system. As I work, I follow detours and choose contingencies within a syntax of stripes, patterns, colors, shapes, drips and smears.  Each painting materializes out of a friction between intention and coincidence, much like the daily processing and deciphering required to be in the world.

– Deborah Zlotsky

EYES OF THE STORM

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YES AND NO

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“In my paintings, I accumulate and connect visual fragments that don’t necessarily go together. My process requires getting stuck and then finding a way around or through.

– Deborah Zlotsky

COURAGE

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HOMEWARD

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MISCELLANY

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HOMEY

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