Jennifer Persad

 

Statement

With every inch of my process I find something new in each painting I work on. Each palette is inspired by places I have seen or want to see. I try to mimic the vibrant colors of landscapes and natural elements creating new colors in the process.  I can move and manipulate the paint how I want, trying to control the whole layout of the piece however with every new pour or splash something is always changed or distorted.  My viewer unfortunately doesn't get to see every stage of the painting, which makes the work even more special to me.  I see the journey and they see the destination.

 

Bio

Jennifer Persad (maiden name Torres) was born on May 18th, 1982 in New York and raised in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Persad holds a BFA degree in Fine Arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology and is trained in multi media including sculpture, photography, and printmaking.

 

Her main focus is in process work where she holds great interest in abstract expressionism and surrealism . She is influenced by artists including Jackson Pollock, Frida Khalo, and Helen Frankenthaler.

 

Persad's work has been exhibited in many group exhibitions presented by Urban Studio Unbound, Torche Galerie, Greenpoint Gallery, A Gallery,CAWS Art space, and Art Basel Miami. She still lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

 

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