AN ARTIST OF THE 80'S
" Household paint, Spray paint & oil on Canvas" Two 80 x 60 cm, 2017.
Dear Sir/ Madam, Please find attached my submission for your open call. For more detyails about my practice please see www.mrpauldavidchisholm.com
Kindest Regards Mr Paul David Chisholm
The Royal Academy, ( Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten) , Den Haag 2002
Mr Paul David Chisholm is based in London and Amsterdam.
"From the personal to the political, from the emotional to the critical, the irony and the magic of existence all come to play in my practice. From making the invisible visible to the poetics and unique resonance of materials, text plays a heavy part in the Artists communication of an often contradictory and disconcerting feelings of the human experience. " May 2017
Chisholm’s practice is informed by popular culture, gender issues, the financial crisis, the appropriation of iconic works of Art and the eternal cleansing and contagion of society. The transcendence of political climates, controversies & cultural strife are key to the reading of his works. Utilising found & utilitarian objects, Sculpture is the key to the artists practice however diverse media including photography, video & drawing creates a practice which speaks of the contemporary.
Language and its idiosyncrasies combined with the juxtaposition of the Good, The Bad and the Ugly is a recurring theme in his works, in part political and activist for Gay Rights and in soul irreverence and whimsicality run deep. Ultimately The Artists despair at the world and a fundamental desire to belong and be accepted even in the face of adversity are the truths behind this young artists his practice.