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Created and Sold by Tim Conlon

Tim Conlon

Blank Canvas #64 - RF&P - Sculptures

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In the 1800s, Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad (RF&P) was an important link between the South and northern markets for the transportation of fruits and vegetables. As with many of the small railroad companies, RF&P was eventually sold to CSX in the 1990s. This piece was fabricated with more than 600 pounds of milled steel and painted entirely with spray paint. The rusting effects were created by using aerosol and acrylic paint.

Item Blank Canvas #64 - RF&P
Created by Tim Conlon
Tim Conlon
Meet the Creator
Wescover creator since 2019
I work largely in spray paint. My current series, Blank Canvas is a collection of paintings that brings the logos, weathering and abstract art of graffiti on freight trains into close focus.

Tim Conlon is a painter best known for his large-scale paintings, murals, and sculptures. His photorealistic works often depict weathered freight trains adorned with graffiti. Conlon received national attention when he was featured in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s 2008 exhibition, RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture. In 2011, he was a featured artist and curated the G scale train exhibit in the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art’s, Art in The Streets survey of graffiti and street art. His Blank Canvas train paintings are in multiple collections including the Norfolk Southern Railway Corporation's headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia. His work has been featured in museums and galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Washington DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Montréal, London, Paris, Bordeaux and Berlin. Conlon lives and works in Los Angeles, California.