Title: Nike Air (2023) Size: 39.37 x 31.5 in; 100 x 80 cm Medium: Unprimed canvas, stained and rinsed with acrylics. Oil stick, oil paint, acrylic paint and graphite details
Saxon Quinn is a self-taught artist with a background in Visual Design. Growing up in country Victoria, Saxon was surrounded by art and creativity. His mother - Dianne Coulter, also an artist, has had a large studio and gallery on the family property since he was born.
Currently residing in Melbourne, Saxon’s work takes a cue from the asphalt sprawl streetscapes of cities around the world as well as the Australian countryside. Inspired by his travels and daily discoveries, his explorations use the medium of stained and marked canvas as a literal elucidation of the experienced environment.
A narrative of monolithic shapes, line work of differing rhythm, geometry, space and markings. Saxon has grown to love the process of distressing on surfaces that occurs over time; pavements worn by the pedestrian’s footsteps, weathering elements by nature or human error.