Nucleus Portland

MATT SCHU: WINDOWS

Matt Schu
Portland, OR 

Matt Schu is an artist & illustrator based in Portland, Oregon, USA. Working most often with ink and gouache on paper, he is preoccupied with houses, trees, rocks, and cloudy skies. 


Windows

The outside is at the threshold trying to come in, and it enters a room through the window like a picture hanging on the wall. But the window abstracts the world by flattening it. As a result of this limited view, my imagination fills in the gaps. With my brain doing most of the work, the world takes on the quality of a dream, and the barrier between my subconscious and reality erodes, if there ever was one. After a long time inside, I begin to feel like an indoor cat, inventing its own world with not much to work with.
 
 
March 20 - April 11, 2021

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