Paintings by Cable Griffith seen at Seattle, Seattle - From Within and Without
Paintings by Cable Griffith seen at Seattle, Seattle - From Within and Without
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Item From Within and Without
Created by Cable Griffith
As seen in Seattle, Seattle, WA
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From Within and Without

Paintings by Cable Griffith, as seen in Seattle, Seattle, WA

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I used a Shibori dye-technique to reveal a grid folded from the canvas’ own dimensions. Then, I added oil paint over a clear sealant, building off of the dye patterns to suggest form and space. I became interested in how each painting held unique properties before the oil paint was even added. Successive painting decisions were built on this foundation, elaborating and continuing to “unfold” something that seemed to spawn from within the fabric itself. The resulting paintings represent a balance between the surface’s undeniable physicality, a longing for wilderness, and a touch of my own West Coast utopian fantasy.

Meet the Creator

Cable Griffith

Cable Griffith

Seattle, WA

Cable Griffith is an artist, curator, and educator living and working in Seattle, WA. Griffith has exhibited nationally and internationally, including G. Gibson Gallery, the Frye Art Museum, Bellevue Arts Museum, the Whatcom Museum, and Aqua Art Fair (Miami), and the NEoN Digital Arts Festival in Dundee, Scotland. He has received numerous awards and commissions, including a large installation at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Griffith’s work is in multiple collections, including Microsoft, Vulcan, Weyerhaeuser, Capitol One, and the Washington State Art Collection. Curatorially, he served as Kirkland Arts Center’s Exhibitions Director from 2007-2010 and as Exhibitions Curator at Cornish College of the Arts from 2010-2014. Griffith received a BFA from Boston University and an MFA from the University of Washington. He is a professor at Cornish College of the Arts.

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