Colin Payne

Blaze of Glory (Mixed media, 110 x 150 x 25 cm)

Blaze of Glory (Mixed media, 110 x 150 x 25 cm)

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Artist's Statement

I am drawn to graphic media in popular culture and have particularly been inspired by character driven media – animation, graphic novels, video games and action figures. During my childhood these were my myths and legends, my parables and my icons. I draw on the visual languages of these media when I develop my work. I make work about simple things – discovery, courage, vanity, loneliness, distance, fear, joy, peace.

Artist's Biography

Born: 1978. Lives and works in Cape Town. Received his BA(FA) from the University of Cape Town in 1999. Major exhibitions: Spier Outdoor Sculpture Biennial II, 2004; Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo; 34 Long, Cape Town; Gordart Gallery, Johannesburg.