Stickymonger Is "Searching for Something That Isn’t There" at AFA Gallery

Juxtapoz | November 2018


Stickymonger “First Snow Day”


AFA Gallery will be showing a collection of new works by vinyl artist, painter, and muralist Stickymonger from November 15th, 2018 through December 2nd, 2018. The exhibition, titled Searching For Something That isn't Therewill feature 15 paintings on canvas, a departure from the artist’s previous vinyl works. Stickymonger is currently working in a studio space at the World Trade Center, a location which has also served as a canvas for her work. The space has been sponsored by the World Trade Center.

After embellishing the windows of the 69th floor of the World Trade Center building with her signature vinyl stickers during the Street Art in the Sky exhibition, Stickymonger completed two large-scale murals for the recently-launched World Trade Center street art park. Now, for her latest body of work at AFA Gallery, Stickymonger explores a new medium: water-based spray paint. With this new medium comes unique painting technique which has transformed the artist’s line from the clean, crisp style she is known for, to a more spontaneous, abstract line, which is unpredictable and full of expression. The work’s subject matter, enhanced by this new medium, depicts frosty environments and cozy characters bundled up in the midst of winter: the artist’s favorite season.