Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
© 2012 Joe Lloyd
Paintings within this body of work evolve from themselves. Looking at the previous painting, I start a new painting. I stopped using photo references because I realized that I already knew what I wanted to paint and that my intuition is more important than images that already exist in the world. As a result, the paintings continue to move away from observational space towards something more artificial. The paintings become about the two-dimensional place on the canvas rather than some real place out in the world. This transition is seamless for me because geometry equally exists in two-dimensional and three-dimensional form.
Lloyd, Joe, "Harbor Island" (2012). CGU MFA Theses. 50.