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Jaq Chartier

Jaq Chartier's paintings explore scientific methods through experimentation with paint and process. All of her works are "tests" to discover something about materials and what they do. Inspired in part by images of DNA gel electrophoresis, Chartier investigates the migration of various stains through layers of paint and acrylic gels.

Chartier's paintings  feature intimate views of materials as they react to each other, to light, and to the passage of time, including notes written directly on the paintings. Through experimentation, observation and notation Chartier creates sensuous paintings that provide commentary on both the visual culture and everyday practice of scientific investigation by highlighting similarities between artistic and scientific practice.
 
 
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Jaq Chartier

9 Studies (P. FE Red)
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2014
30 x 24"
Sold








Jaq Chartier

Small Test (C. Vermilion)
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2016
11 x 11"
Sold






Jaq Chartier

Formation #1 (L. Blood Red)
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2008
24 x 30"
Sold







Jaq Chartier

11 Stains (Green/Brown)
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2013
11 x 14"






Jaq Chartier

Infusion (Pink/Green)
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2016
11 x 14"






Jaq Chartier

Test w/Purple-Blues
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2016
11 x 14"
Sold






Jaq Chartier

54 Tiny Tests
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2016
30 x 40"






Jaq Chartier

Blues Chart (8 Whites)
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2016
30 x 40"






Jaq Chartier

Dilution Tests w/7 Reds
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2015
11 x 14"







Jaq Chartier

Color Tests w/11 Whites
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2015
20 x 24"







Jaq Chartier

Spectrum Chart (Kry FI)
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2014
24 x 30"








Jaq Chartier

Full Spectrum - Greens
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2008
30 x 24"








Jaq Chartier

10 Lanes
Acrylic, stains & paint on wood  panel, 2015
40 x 30"









Jaq Chartier

Brain Coral
Acrylic, stains, spray paint on wood panel
16 x 16"









Jaq Chartier

Green K
Acrylic & stain on panel

15 x 15"









Jaq Chartier

Bloom

Acrylic and stain on wood
23 x 23"

 

 

 

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