Henry Schreiber

Marmothouse

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    • Birdhouse Dimensions: Length: 7 1/2", Width: 7 1/4", Depth: 5 1/2"
    • Overall Dimensions: Length: 11", Width: 7.5", Depth: 7.5"
    • © 2014
    • Mixed Media
    • Free-Standing Sculpture
  • About Home : A group exhibition of reimagined birdhouses. Our participating artists received identical blank birdhouse to customize, paint, sculpt, etc., to create a work of unique expression. A home is generally a place that is close to the heart of the owner, and can become a prized possession. Places like homes can trigger self-reflection, thoughts about who someone is or used to be or who they might become.
  • Bio:
    Born in Fairfax Virginia, Henry spent his childhood in the suburbs of Washington DC, the mountains of West Virginia, and the gulf coast of Florida. After receiving his MFA from the University of Central Florida, Schreiber established a studio on a family farm in the Appalachian Mountains. Following his two years of learning the ways of the groundhog; he packed up his studio and moved to Charlotte, NC.

    The Reasoning behind Marmots:
    Schreiber's fascination with marmots or groundhogs as they are more commonly known originated with his move to the “Con Place”, the family farm settled six generations ago in Ashe County, North Carolina. Groundhog spotting from the front porch has been a shared family pastime that he fell into without any hesitation and has inspired his recent series of Marmot paintings.

    Influences:
    Henry is heavily influenced by the artworks of Peter Paul Rubens, Eugene Delacroix, Thomas Cole and Henry Fuseli.

    Artist Statement:
    By fusing classical imagery with passions and vicissitudes of the contemporary world, Schreiber creates images that are riddled with both overt and subtle humor. These paintings are intended to illuminate the futility of guilt and frustration we encounter in the struggle for identity and meaning by arousing laughter, indignation, curiosity, and finally recognition.

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