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Artist John Anglim


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Biography


John Anglim is an award-winning artist, photographer and designer who works in a variety of  media. His work has appeared nationally in such publications as PhotoMethods, Creativity, American Institute of Graphic Arts, Arts & Crafts, and  Art Directions.  He is the former Creative Director for Grand Valley Magazine and operates Resource Design, a graphic design and marketing firm.  He is a member of: Rocky Mountain Collage Society and a signature member of the National Collage Society.
 
In Texas, his work has been included in shows at the Marie Berger Gallery, William Campbell Contemporary Art, Off the Wall, Strings Gallery, and in many corporate and private collections. 
 
In Colorado, he has shown at the Western Colorado Art Center and 13 Photography Gallery, Frameworks Gallery, Grand Junction City Hall, The Blue Pig Gallery, The Gallery at the Radio Room, Willow Creek, Main Street Gallery, and The Creative Canvas at Twisted Brick Studios. His work has been purchased by St. Mary's Hospital, Colorado Mesa University, The Mesa County Public Libraries, and MarillacHealth for their permanent collections, as well as for numerous other private and corporate collections.
 
Artist's Statement
In my collage and mixed media work I have been exploring the use of objects, texture, color, original photographs and degraded surfaces for some time.  I love the "happy accidents" that happen when disparate objects come together in a way to create something new from something old or discarded. In addition to the artistic aspect of the work that I hope creates a narrative of age, surprise, and mystery, there is definitely satisfaction in using recycled and re-purposed materials. It's nice to know that these items find new life as part of a piece of art. Those of us who love to prowl junkyards in search of treasures, may be the only ones actually taking stuff back from the junkyard and returning it to the world.
 
As a photographer, I am drawn [...]

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