Jim Osman


My work has always used drawing in some way or form. Whether to describe something seen explore an idea or to just see what a material does on a surface, I draw.

In a sculpture this can be how I apply a finish to a surface to bring it “out” or how color changes form. Sometimes I paint an edge to accentuate a detail of structure and maybe move the viewer through a piece, visually and physiologically.

I like how drawing can say something and be something simultaneously giving the viewer and experience that is both physical and intellectual.

And when I draw three-dimensionally/make sculpture, I toggle between being the maker and the viewer, which helps me to adjust a work in progress kind of like using an eraser to clarify a drawing.


Past exhibitions

Bits and Pieces: Pauline Galiana, Liz Jaff and Jim Osman
June 3 – July 31, 2016

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