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Edward Arena

Edward Arena
New York Mills, NY 13417
[email protected]

BFA Fine Arts, Drawing Concentration

Black and white drawing done in a chiaroscuro method. Lines, varying in shape, size and value, cover the surface and an image of a woman begins to emerge from these lines.

Sam
Charcoal
30 x 40 in
2019
Independent Study (Juan Perdiguero)
Black and white drawing done in a chiaroscuro method. Lines, varying in shape, size and value, cover the surface and an image of a woman begins to emerge from these lines.
 

Black and white drawing done in a chiaroscuro method. Lines, varying in shape, size and value, cover the surface and an image of a woman begins to emerge from these lines.

Emma
Charcoal
30 x 40 in
2019
Independent Study (Juan Perdiguero)
Black and white drawing done in a chiaroscuro method. Lines, varying in shape, size and value, cover the surface and an image of a woman begins to emerge from these lines.
 

Black and white drawing done in a chiaroscuro method. Lines, varying in shape, size and value, cover the surface and an image of the artist begins to emerge from these lines.

Self-Portrait
Charcoal
30 x 40 in
2019
Independent Study (Juan Perdiguero)
Black and white drawing done in a chiaroscuro method. Lines, varying in shape, size and value, cover the surface and an image of the artist begins to emerge from these lines.
 

Painting of a young child. The background is dark and built up of lines that create space and depth. The figure is placed in front of this background, but slightly integrated with it.

Son
House paint, Acrylic, Charcoal, Pastel
22 x 30 in
2020
Independent Study (Juan Perdiguero)
Painting of a young child. The background is dark and built up of lines that create space and depth. The figure is placed in front of this background, but slightly integrated with it.
 

Multimedia painting of the artist. The background is built up of varying colours of green and yellow. Pages from a navel are glued onto this background and cover approximately half the surface. A portrait of the artist is then painted over the pages and background colour, dominating the composition.

Reflection
House paint, acrylic and charcoal on paper.
30 x 22 ½ in
2019
Art 333 Mixed Media Drawing
Multimedia painting of the artist. The background is built up of varying colours of green and yellow. Pages from a navel are glued onto this background and cover approximately half the surface. A portrait of the artist is then painted over the pages and background colour, dominating the composition.
 

Done in a chiaroscuro method, the completed work is monochromatic variation of greens. Lines, varying in shape, size and value, cover the surface and an image of a woman begins to emerge from these lines.

Sam #2
House paint, acrylic and charcoal on paper.
30 x 22 ½ in
2020
Independent Study (Juan Perdiguero)
Done in a chiaroscuro method, the completed work is monochromatic variation of greens. Lines, varying in shape, size and value, cover the surface and an image of a woman begins to emerge from these lines.

Mixed media painting of a portrait of a woman. The figure is built up of a variety of heavily saturated colors ranging from blues, greens, reds, and naples yellow. The paint is applied in large, broad brush strokes, which emphasise the contours of the figures face.

Sam #3
House paint, acrylic and charcoal on paper.
30 x 22 ½ in
2019
Art 333 Mixed Media Drawing
Mixed media painting of a portrait of a woman. The figure is built up of a variety of heavily saturated colors ranging from blues, greens, reds, and naples yellow. The paint is applied in large, broad brush strokes, which emphasise the contours of the figures face.

Multimedia painting that is more abstract than representational. The composition consists of a variety of lines and forms that vary in size, shape, value and direct. The overall aesthetic is a chaotic arrangement of lines and forms that a figure, contrasted in color, is emerging.

Self-Portrait 2020
House Paint, acrylic and charcoal on paper.
48 x 48 in
2020
Independent Study (Juan Perdiguero)
Multimedia painting that is more abstract than representational. The composition consists of a variety of lines and forms that vary in size, shape, value and direct. The overall aesthetic is a chaotic arrangement of lines and forms that a figure, contrasted in color, is emerging.
 

Multimedia painting of a portrait of the artist. The composition is built up of a variety of lines and forms that come together to build a figure. The background is green and the figure closer to natural skin tones. The figure and ground are merged together through the mark making and linework.

Untitled #1
House paint, acrylic and charcoal on paper.
30 x 22 ½ in
2020
Independent Study (Juan Perdiguero)
Multimedia painting of a portrait of the artist. The composition is built up of a variety of lines and forms that come together to build a figure. The background is green and the figure closer to natural skin tones. The figure and ground are merged together through the mark making and linework.

 Multimedia painting of a portrait of the artist. The composition is built up of a variety of lines and forms that come together to build a figure. The background is green and the figure closer to natural skin tones. The figure and ground are merged together through the mark making and linework. Specific areas such as the beard, are rendered in red, which help define the form and figure.

Untitled #2
House paint, acrylic and charcoal on paper.
30 x 22 ½ in
2020
Independent Study (Juan Perdiguero)
Multimedia painting of a portrait of the artist. The composition is built up of a variety of lines and forms that come together to build a figure. The background is green and the figure closer to natural skin tones. The figure and ground are merged together through the mark making and linework. Specific areas such as the beard, are rendered in red, which help define the form and figure.
 

Multimedia painting of a portrait of the artist. The composition is built up of a variety of lines and forms that come together to build a figure. The background is green and the figure is built up of a variety of colors ranging from reds, blues, and yellows. The figure and background are connected and merged together through the linework.

Untitled #3
House paint, acrylic and charcoal on paper.
30 x 22 ½ in
2020
Independent Study (Juan Perdiguero)
Multimedia painting of a portrait of the artist. The composition is built up of a variety of lines and forms that come together to build a figure. The background is green and the figure is built up of a variety of colors ranging from reds, blues, and yellows. The figure and background are connected and merged together through the linework.