Kirsten Tradowsky

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SF OPEN STUDIOS
WEEKEND 3: MISSION
OCT 26-27, CENTRAL + EAST
1890 Bryant Street Studios
1890 Bryant Street Room #212
San Francisco, CA 94110
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Painting is a means of excavation. My work starts with a found image, often discarded at an estate sale or buried online. Whether it is a forgotten family snapshot or a stack of dishes, the objects are reanimated through the act of painting. In the process, lines, light, and details are dramatized and diminished, uncovering new meaning that encourages a dialogue across time.

My work has been exhibited throughout the United States, including the Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles and Red Dot Art Fair in New York. I earned a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and an MFA from the California College of the Arts. I currently work in San Francisco.