Bill Saylor

SHADOW BALLERS

February 19–March 19 2017

Press Release

Bill Saylor, Diamond Drip, 2017. Oil, oil stick, spray paint, charcoal, and collage on canvas. 84 x 64 x 1.13 in
Bill Saylor, Holon, 2017. Oil, flashe, spray paint, oil stick, graphite and charcoal on canvas. 120 x 96 x 1.13 in
Bill Saylor, Halo, 2009. Oil on canvas. 96.75 x 72 x 1.13 in
Bill Saylor, Humboldt Hangout, 2017. Oil on hemp. 84 x 64 x 1.5 in
Bill Saylor, Split Flow, 2017. Oil, flashe, spray paint, oil stick, charcoal and collage on canvas. 90 x 62 x 1 in
Bill Saylor, Zeroscape, 2017. Oil, oil stick, flashe and dye on canvas. 84 x 62 x 1.5 in
Bill Saylor, Plexus, 2016. Oil, oil stick, flashe, spray paint and dye on canvas. 84 x 64 x 1 in
Bill Saylor, Blizzard Wizard, 2011. Wood, metal, plastic and papier-mâché, 72.5 x 24 x 18.75 in

Saylor’s post-apocalyptic beachcomber aesthetic reminds one of a world where humanity exists amid a fragile tension of creation and destruction and that our human-built culture is but one element of a much larger and complex ecosystem.