Erik Spehn’s recent work utilizes meticulously painted, thick, curved lines that are offset to create an undulating, ever-dynamic flow. Bold stripes of vibrant, varying color instill a depth and emotional narrative to work that is otherwise intent on the study of restrained, process-oriented subtlety.
Erik Spehn received his BFA from the University of Michigan School of Art, Ann Arbor, MI. His work has been exhibited at public institutions including the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MO, and the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO. In addition, his work is in public and private collections including the Saint Louis Art Museum, MO, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY, and the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedelia, MO.