Recently, I wrote a new artist statement to attempt to tie the various threads of my thinking process into one cohesive thought.
It's an ever-evolving process, for my ideas have a way of drifting in different directions over time. No doubt in a few years I will rework it again.
But for those who are interested, here is the general direction of my artistic inquiry at this time...
A brief postscript... if the use of the third-person narrative voice seems odd, I can only say that it seems to be the standard format in the art world. I don't really know why.
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Christopher Mangum has been an exhibiting fine artist and illustrator since 2000. His primary focus is on the surreal aspects of our modern lives, mixed with a healthy dose of pulp illustration sensibility and a dash of impressionist painting technique.