ARCHIVED EXHIBIT

from The Art Gallery at City Hall
MAY 2020

I Am Story: B Farrand,
The Experimentalist

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 Contact the Artist directly for purchase requests via any of these methods: FarrandFineArt.com, Instagram: farrandfineart, Facebook: Brinton Farrand Artist Page, or FarrandFineArt@gmail.com. This artist will deliver for free within 60 miles of Fishers, Indiana. Artist will also bring pieces to you for in-person viewing. Commissions are currently open. 

Artist Statement

BRINTON FARRAND

   “I am now following my passion of creating artwork that expresses my observations of the world around us. I enjoy watching people in everyday life, inventing art that reflects our society. I want to explore people’s emotions; their joys, sorrows and toils. I paint to express my opinion of what our society does to influence us. I believe the glitz and glamour of the political arena does not reflect the person in the streets just trying to get by.”
 

   “I am inspired by all kinds of artwork, including street writers and tattoo artists.  I continually experiment with different media including the layering of latex paint in ‘dribbles’, spray paint, and most recently in collages; working to converge the multiple styles to create the most interesting compositions.  But my first love is painting with oils, as it allows me to show the power of light and how it reflects what we see around us.”
 

   Brinton Farrand graduated from Carmel High School, Carmel, IN (1977). He attended Purdue University, receiving a teaching degree in 1981. In 1986, he finished his Masters in Art Education from DePauw University. He participated in the Chicago Art Institute Teacher’s Art Program, working in collaboration with teachers and professional artists from 2010 thru 2013.
 

   In 2011 he was the recipient of a Lilly Foundation Teacher’s grant. He studied at Studio Escalier in France for three months with Timothy Stotz and Michelle Tully. This class included international artists immersing themselves in classical realism.  Farrand retired after 32 years of teaching Art at Mooresville High School, and now he paints full time.  He exhibits in both juried shows and art fairs in the Midwest.  He is currently represented at Carmel Art on Main Gallery.

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