Tales of balance and color are told in Chloe Swopshire’s paintings, a scavenger hunt of gestures and emotions that lead to her self discovery and identity. The imagery in Chloe’s work teeters somewhere on the crest of chaos, tethered by experience and nearly cut loose by dreams. The self taught artist works in washes, editing and creating a figurative map of colorful emotion.
Chloe Swopshire’s works explore the complex and elaborate emotions around gesture, ancestors, movement and time. Chloe’s works arise from what appears from the unseen, and how she processes memories and existence.A self taught painter, Chloe’s works share her inner world. Gesture is followed by contemplation, revisitation, and elaborating from what has appeared. In the vivid colors, swirls and boldness of her brushstrokes, Chloe creates works that better represent her experience of diaspora, and the strength generated by wishing and dreaming.