Kiley Ames: Fragmenting the Figure

“I like the contradiction of a really raw and simple material combined with these fragmented pieces. That’s how I see my life and people in general,” remarks Kiley Ames on her emotionally resonant and richly symbolic figurative art. In her textured paintings on burlap, Ames renders the human form into a countless series of pointillist-style splotches that alternately combine and separate to represent the multitude of moments, experiences and memories that make up our identities. Ex...

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