Wheel House

Alan Singer

Alan Singer's WHEEL HOUSE opens a door to new directions in art by making a direct appeal to the senses through vital color and design.
Date Published :
June 2019
Publisher :
Artvoices Art Books
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Alan Singer’s Wheel House is a selection of his paintings and prints from this New York born artist. Singer’s path in the visual arts looks back to graffiti and ahead to sparkling color with a blend of experimentation in new forms bordering on the surreal. WHEEL HOUSE highlights Singer’s engagement with geometric models while charting a new course into abstraction that deals with the physics of deep space.

About The Author

Alan Singer was born into a family of artists and designers in New York City. As a young student, he spent Saturdays at The Art Students League in Manhattan, drawing the figure. Later, he went on to The Cooper Union to earn a BFA. His MFA is from Cornell University where his major interest was in painting. During that time he developed his illustration skills working for publishers. Singer received scholarships to study at Yale University in Norfolk, CT, Boston University at Tanglewood, MA, and at The Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine.Singer went on to post-graduate work in graphic design and was employed by The National Geographic, Random House, Dutton, and the U.S. Postal Service among others. Today, Alan Singer is a Professor in the School of Art at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, where he puts his life experience to good use in his classes.Singer’s interests in science and nature frequently influence his artwork. His recent paintings and prints blend measurement and mathematics with color and composition. His artwork has been shown for many years in galleries and museums including The Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. and the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York.The images you see here have come about through a study of geometry that is ongoing in his artwork. At present, he is deeply engaged using digital imagery to create these compositions.