"The Saddest Girl I've Known" graphite, oil and enamel on canvas 40"x 30" 2020 Available

"Zebra Girl" oil and enamel on canvas "48x36" 2019 ​Available 

"The Acrobat" oil on canvas 48"x36" 

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"Monkeys with Guns" 40"x30" oil on canvas 2020 ​Available 


"The Acrobat" oil on canvas 48"x 36" 2019 Sold

Mike Holsomback
Drawing / Painting / Multimedia / Collage

The Curious Traveling SideShow
​​My artwork has always been something akin to a visual parade of fleeting thoughts and emotions wrapped up in a web of time and place, of moment and memory. I construct with a varied vocabulary of abstraction and representation, of changing styles and techniques. The process gives birth to layers of association and inference, which then gives rise to odd subjective readings and interpretations. Even though the works are inherently narrative in nature, I often give up control over these narratives. The imagery is discovered and replaced and often reborn. Images come like flashes, and are thrown into a new world of color, mark and surface, often without full regard to their narrative implications. They are stories born of process and mood. They are eclectic, fragmented and ever-changing. Like a curious traveling sideshow, each work a fragment, a glimpse, a step forward in the parade of life.
​Mike Holsomback