Artsy on Escape Into Life: Dwayne Butcher

1 May

Sometimes the simplest work can be the most powerful.  I’m really drawn to these graphic, color-blocked paintings by Dwayne Butcher that I’ve posted over on Escape Into Life today.  Go check ’em out!

I Got No Use for Trouble, acrylic on canvas, 18x16

Dwayne Butcher on Escape Into Life

8 Responses to “Artsy on Escape Into Life: Dwayne Butcher”

  1. writingisl0ve May 1, 2012 at 8:53 pm #

    Reblogged this on writingisl0ve and commented:
    Love it!

    • Lesley May 1, 2012 at 9:15 pm #

      Thanks for reblogging, Natalie!


  2. zookyshirts May 2, 2012 at 2:28 am #

    Thanks for posting about his work — it was neat to check out his website to discover more of his works. Simplicity can pack a punch in a direct way that complex, layered work takes a while to get to. His short letters are great — I really liked the ones to Bill Cosby and Hipster!

    • Lesley May 2, 2012 at 11:12 am #

      Yes, loved the letters! The one to the city of Nashville may have been my fave. 😉

      • Dwayne May 4, 2012 at 10:16 am #

        Thanks for the post. And I do HATE Nashville.

        • Lesley May 4, 2012 at 10:22 am #

          Haha, Dwayne! I visited there with a friend a few years ago and couldn’t really see what all the fuss was about. But I do have several friends who love it there.

          Glad you stopped by!

  3. healingandliving May 8, 2012 at 6:59 pm #

    I just love these! All of them!

    • Lesley May 8, 2012 at 7:06 pm #

      Glad you enjoyed them! I love how striking they are visually and cutting verbally.

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