Global Art Junkie

Jeff Koegel’s architectural style paintings have an appealing contemporary edginess.  His work draws from a range of models such as Byzantine icon painting, Aboriginal art, American folk art, high modernism, technical schematics, tattoos and Ikebana. (Above: Penthouse)

“Making a painting is a process about building, layer over layer,” Koegel says. “I think this is why my images are always architectural, regardless of what’s being depicted.” (Above:  Detail of thoreau to kaczynski, acrylic, pumice, graphite and asphaltum on acetate 16-1/2 x 28-1/2 in)

Meadowbelly, detail: acrylic and pumice on canvas over 2 panels 48 x 72 in. overall

Cascade, acrylic and pumice on canvas over 2 panels, 60 x 45 in

Shaman’s Trash Heap, acrylic and pumice on linen over panel, 48 x 36 in

Koegel studied art and architecture at Cal Poly University, Pomona and Cal State University, Fullerton. He worked with clients such as…

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