Born in 1961 - United States
Huston Ripley was born in the United States in 1961. For many years -- mostly in cafés, bars and restaurants -- he drew on napkins, which were readily available and provided the tactile surface he liked. Over time the drawings have continued to evolve through to his current work.
He has developed a personal idiom depicting such themes as fertility, growth and death that suggests various iconographies and conveys the spirit or idea of transcendence.
Creating these works has enabled him to express symbolically Eros, terror, peace, and other aspects of humanity by using universal shapes and structures revealed through the meditative process of drawing.
Huston Ripley Drawings, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City (USA)
Mezzanine: Huston Ripley, Feature Inc, New York City (USA)
Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits, Pennsylvania (USA)
Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia (USA)
Same Difference - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia (USA)
About Face, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City (USA)
Surreal Naiveté: The Eye of an Emerging Collector, Miyako Yoshinaga Art Prospects, New York City (USA)
Sexy Time, A Group Effort, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York City (USA)
"Drawn Out and Shot", Projects Gallery, Philadelphia (USA)
Summer Selections I, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia (USA)
Description Contemporary Erotic Drawing, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield (USA)
Itsy Bitsy Spider - Feature Inc, New York City (USA)
Innocence & Transgression, The Proposition, New York City (USA)
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