05 - Chloe York
May 5, 2021 - August 2, 2021
Abstract painter Chloe York earned her BFA from Memphis College of Art in 2012. She has displayed her work in over 100 group and solo exhibitions throughout the mid-South and her solo exhibit, "Decorators," was named one of Memphis’s top ten visual art exhibits for 2013. She has created work for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and has partnered with Birmingham’s West Elm location and Amy Howard at Home. She currently resides in Birmingham, AL with sculptor, Eric Quick and ferocious daughter, Echo in their shared home and studio.
My work explores identity, outward appearances, and the manner in which we decorate ourselves.
"Her technique is meticulous, her sense of color superb, her thought processes both contemplative and provocative, and the pieces are imbued with beauty that is sometimes quiet, sometimes splashy. What more could a gallery owner or a collector ask for?" -Fredric Koeppel, Art Review, The Commercial Appeal
"I was so captivated by the masterful use of pattern in her work as well as the contrast of her very scientific subject matter and playful, candied colors." -Amy Hartelust, fellow artist
"Her work is alive with color, pattern, movement and an undeniable energy!" -Christian Nelius, interior designer
"York is one of the best painters around, capable of handling the most intricate detail and maintaining an impeccable surface. Virtues enhanced by a fertile imagination." -Fredric Koeppel, Art Review, The Commercial Appeal