Vivid synthetic painting by Jaime Brett Treadwell
American artist Jaime Brett Treadwell was born and raised in a suburb of Philadelphia. His paintings combine classical Greek sculptures dispersed throughout spring break pool parties; or, his most recent works of geometric forms, discreetly suggest a high/low reference by mixing street art with Op Art. With each painting, Treadwell tries to present a balance of disparate elements fused together.
Much of his paintings’ source material comes from his social surroundings ranging from small neighborhood cultural identities to grander differences among rural, urban, and suburban life.
Treadwell often uses vivid, synthetic colors to masquerade or obscure the realities within his paintings. His use of color helps to establish a world of fantasy and fiction, to enable viewers to enter a meditative state, escaping from reality and living in a new strange place.
Treadwell’s work has been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad including New York, Miami, Boston, South Korea, Vancouver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dallas, and Chicago.
Image courtesy of Jaime Brett Treadwell