ALEJANDRO MAZÓN

Exhibit Statements

  1. Memory Boxes Exhibit Statement

      MEMORY BOXES Exhibitions constantly changing . Please leave information on contact page to receive announcements of upcoming virtual exhibits.   SEE THE PAINTINGS   For the past two years I’ve been exploring these box constructions. It all started when I walked into an antique shop in upstate New York and saw an old wooden ammunitions box for $5.00, and decided it was simply too cheap to pass up. My original intention was to use it as an accent piece in my kitchen, a place …

  1. The Memories of Strangers Exhibit Statement

    THE MEMORIES OF STRANGERS July 20th – November 20th Available for sale exclusively through this Virtual Gallery SEE THE PAINTINGS Several months ago I found an old photo album filled with dozens of dated photographs. Every photograph was carefully labeled with a year, location, and name of the people that posed for the camera. Most were taken between 1919, and 1926. Only the identity of the original owner was missing from the pages of the album, yet it was clear that whoever he or she …

  1. The Lights Within Exhibit Statement

    THE LIGHTS WITHIN November 20th – March 20th Available for sale exclusively through this Virtual Gallery SEE THE PAINTINGS The Lights within shows four examples of my latest exploration of memory, and my experimentation with found objects. Using discarded glass negatives from the 1920’s, I’ve created a series of ten light box constructions in which drawing, painting and collage blends to produce a single work using a photographic negative as the inspiration, and light as a focal point. With all these elements in one single …

  1. Days in America Exhibit Statement

    DAYS IN AMERICA Exhibitions constantly changing . Please leave information on contact page to receive announcements of upcoming virtual exhibits. SEE THE PAINTINGS In 1799 Spanish artist Francisco Goya published a series of 80 aquatint prints titled “Los Caprichos”. These series of images were created as a commentary on the Spanish society in which he lived, and reflected the changes taking place all around him socially, economically and morally. He described the series as depicting “… the innumerable foibles and follies to be found in …