Abstract Wood Artist, Richard Bottwin

Premiere DateJul 28, 2020
00:00 Podcast Introduction
00:35 Episode Introduction
01:41 O’Keeffe Tracyanne & Danny
02:09 Interview with Richard Bottwin (pt 1)
14:22 Strange Sometimes Adeline Hotel
14:49 Interview with Richard Bottwin (pt 2)
31:02 Modern World Tim Cohen
33:37 Outro
34:01 Finish

This week Kimberly speaks with Richard Bottwin, an artist and art educator who works with wood and abstraction.

Richard received his MFA from Cornell University in 1974 and has thus shown in solo show across the States, at spaces such as Penn State University, Pratt Institute, OK Harris Gallery, Metaphor Contemporary Art, The Sculpture Center. His work has been written about in The Brooklyn Rail, The Philadelphia Inquirer, New York Times, Newardk Star Ledger and The Bulletin. He received a Pennsylvania Council On The Arts and New York State CAPS Grant.

All images courtesy of the artist

On the left: “Lift.2”, 2019, 26″ x 9″ x 14″ Ash and Maple Veneers on Birch Plywood, Acrylic Paint. On the right:  “Lift.3”, 2019,  19.5”x5”x13.5” Ash Veneer on Birch Plywood, Acrylic Paint

“Right Angle.1”, 2018, 34” x 9” x 6” Maple veneer, Walnut Veneer and Acrylic Paint on Birch Plywood.

“Square.1”, 2018, 15” x 19” x 4.5” Poplar Veneer and Acrylic Paint on Birch Plywood.

Studio Wall 2018

Left: “Right Angle.3”, 2018, 24” x 11.5” x 6” Cherry Wood,  Veneer, Poplar and Acrylic Paint

Middle: “Right Angle.1”, 2018, 34” x 9” x 6”, Maple Veneer, Walnut Veneer and Acrylic Paint on Birch Plywood.

Right: “Right Angle .2” 2018, 34” x 8.5” x 5”, Maple veneer, White Oak Veneer and Acrylic Paint on Birch Plywood.

“Wrap.2”, 2020, 17” x 9” x 6”, White Oak and Ash Veneer on Plywood, Acrylic Paint

Kimberly Ruth is a New York based multi-media artist. Her work explores the failures and inconsistencies of language, especially in the digital age. Through text, photography, video and performance, she works to…