nickskowron@gmail.com

My work is widely varied in terms of approach and style, however themes of entropy, structure, accumulation, repetition, historical reference, memory and the breakdown or reimagining of those systems are constant.  More specifically, I am interested in the idea of landscape and my relationship to it.  My process typically begins with cell phone photos or a poorly remembered memory of something I wish I would’ve documented.  The focus of this documentation and memory includes a cast of ordinary and often overlooked objects: fragmented architecture, construction barriers, piles of concrete, a spray painted piece of wood in a forest.  These objects make up what I see as landscape in my day to day life, and heavily influence my work.  Through drawing and printmaking I fabricate unrealistic and utopian ideas of landscape that aren’t based in reality or time.  The resulting works depict an aggregate environment that is understated with considered moments of energy.