Loading Events

A Degree of Separation by Jamin Carter

December 12, 2023 - January 20, 2024


Precise, symbolic shapes and text layered amongst paint and ink, poured and brushed, characterize my work. I seek a relationship between aggressive external forces and stillness housed in practiced quiet. The paradox of symbols and language as simultaneously personal and public finds actualization in phrases with double meanings containing warnings, guidance and admonitions- “don’t…be soft”. The viewer’s interpretation is often dependent on their social proximity to the message. This dialogue (between art and viewer) is mirrored in the use of space and distance to describe the relative association between each element in the work. This process seeks to make sense of the contextual nature of meaning within a shared lexicon populated with contradicting experiences. The use of an established set of motifs combined with intuitive pouring, painting and mark making is a means of moving through the cracks of a heavyladen caste system of communication revealing a textured and ambiguous reality.


View the full TAAC 2023-2024 Calendar:

Share This Event

  • This event has passed.


December 12, 2023
January 20
Event Category:


Regional Arts Center
321 West 4th St.
Texarkana, TX 75501 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website