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Carey Corea
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Went to school to become a painter, fell in with the wrong group and came out a designer instead. Now I am focusing on fine art.
Went to school to become a painter, fell in with the wrong group and came out a designer instead. Now I am focusing on fine art.

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The Inspiration of Paper
A good deal of time has passed since my last post, which was painfully long winded and complex. If anyone persevered to its end, you would have found that I promised to post the finished painting of "Second Loves First" which the story inspired. So here it ...
The Inspiration of Paper
The Inspiration of Paper
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Prejudice, Spray Paint, and Graffiti
A few days ago, I was having a conversation with Rick Muto, director
of the Axom Gallery in Rochester, NY. We were sitting I my studio in front of a
large painting I had just begun. On it I had inscribed a heart-felt graffiti I
had found from the excavation...
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Paint and the Abstract Painter
I just wrote an article for the Enkaustikos Newsletter. I wanted to express a distinctive dimension of abstract painting that may be overlooked or unappreciated by the casual observer. Plus, take the opportunity to communicate to my fellow artists, not fami...
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Naming a Painting
I recently finished a new painting entitled Naw Ruz. The title has nothing to do with the content or inspiration of the painting. It was on the festival of Naw Ruz (March 21st) when I happened to complete the work. Naw Ruz is an ancient Persian holiday (cel...
Naming a Painting
Naming a Painting
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Why is art like a meal of seafood?
We live in a confusing and polarizing age. Almost every
social arena is weathering the winds of negation and disunity. The art world is
not spared from such forces and may at times reflect them. Conversation regarding
the nature of art seems takes on the qu...
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Encaustic Paint and Antiquity
Last Friday, November 20th, I gave a presentation with Mike Lesczinski (co-owner of Enkaustikos Paint) to a packed room of New York State art teachers at their annual convention. The topic of the talk was Interdisciplinary Studies and Encaustic Paint . I ha...
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Odalisque and the Virgins
I just completed two new paintings, shown below. Both are experiments that are a continuation of the painting "Arks of Shadow and Light" now on exhibit in the National BAA Encaustic Competition in Ventura, CA (See Post August 4, 2015 "My Wooly Experiment")....
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Seeing RED
A few weeks ago, my wife and I attended the preview of "Red" at GeVa Theater in Rochester, NY. A wonderful one act play based on a fictional dialog between Mark Rothko and his young assistant. Brilliant! Go see it if you ever have the chance, you won't be s...
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Drips
A couple of years ago, I had a painting exhibited in a regional show at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, NY and had a few paintings for sale in the Gallery's bookstore. My mother was viewing one of the paintings and commented that there were paint dri...
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Revisionist Thinking
Today, I reworked a recent painting (The Possessors of Circles, posted in April) that I completed in February 2015. It took three days and a night to revise. What made me do such a thing? The work was O.K. In fact, I noticed that it was even getting re-pinn...
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