Paper, oil pastel
Contemporary pink, red, yellow and black gestural mixed media abstract by Houston, TX artist David Aylsworth. The work incorporates an envelope celebrating World Aids Day from 1993 as the base of the drawing. Signed and dated in front lower left corner. Currently hung in a solid black frame.
David Aylsworth (born 1966, Tiffin, OH) lives and works in Houston. He earned a B.F.A. from Kent State University, Ohio, in 1989, and was an artist resident at the Core Program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from 1989-1991. Aylsworth's paintings are included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Dallas Museum of Art; the El Paso Museum of Art; and the Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi. His recent solo exhibitions include David Aylsworth, Morgan Lehman Gallery, NY (2014); Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas (2013); The Reverses Wiped Away, Inman Gallery (2012); and Fugue for Tinhorns Sound Like Frère Jacques, Ellen Noël Art Museum of the Permian Basin, Odessa (2008). In 2011 his paintings were included in the group exhibition Working in the Abstract: Rethinking the Literal, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Dimensions With Frame
H 23 in. x W 18 in. x D 1.5 in.
Dimensions Without Frame
H 18.75 in. x W 13.5 in.