Aaron Schraeter

Premiere DateMay 30, 2017
00:00 Introduction
00:35 Aaron Schraeter
01:29 World Made Land of Talk
04:38 Found Materials
08:19 Transition Away from Traditional Painting
13:35 Sculpture
17:18 Characters and Narratives
22:37 Inspiration
33:02 Playfulness and Intuition
40:02 Current Work
42:50 Bobby (Sandy) Alex G
46:33 Finish

Aaron Schraeter is a New York-based artist whose work with found materials explores narratives that are part diary and part metaphor. He received his BFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University in 2009 and an MFA from Queens College in 2012. He has recently shown at The Gallery at Gamine, Klapper Hall Gallery, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, David & Schweitzer Contemporary and the Greenpoint Gallery. He currently has a public sculpture on view at the 1st Avenue Green Park in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

All images courtesy of the artist

From the Dirty Corner, 2016. Acrylic, reclaimed wood and paper. 14″ x 23″ x 5″

Dressed Block with Arms, 2016. Paper, reclaimed wood, acrylic and cloth. 13″ x 12″ x 23″

Drone, 2016. Reclaimed wood, paper, reclaimed fan and acrylic. 10″ x 15″ x 12″

Hermit Crab, 2016. Found metal, wood, paper and acrylic. 15″ x 25″ x 17″

Hugs, Not Slugs, 2016. Acrylic, paper and reclaimed wood. 22″ x 24″ x 9″

Raptor Claw, 2016. Paper, reclaimed wood and acrylic. 11″ x 10″ x 5″ (without base)

Still Here, and Can Hardly Believe It, 2016. Acrylic, found metal, reclaimed wood and paper. 16″ x 13″ x 18″

A Friendly Wave from a Well Dressed Stranger, 2016. Acrylic, paper, reclaimed wood, rope and metal. 10″ x 27″ x 3.5″

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