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Matt Hill  Westchester, NY

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About Matt

For me, making cut paper art is purely a voyage of discovery. Each time I sit in front of a blank piece of white paper I direct the razor’s edge as it excises my delight, anguish,longing and humor; I reach for meaning, clarity or closure. My only purpose is to enjoy the process – and I do, wholeheartedly.

In a world where the literal dominates, my process is one of developing relationships between what I remove and what is left behind. The act of cutting paper is akin to how I live my life – there is no eraser, no second chance, only indelible choices. Each day, a new page. And most importantly, there is no sketch or plan. The result often surprises me; from that I derive much joy.

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9 reactions displayed

"love yourwork very artisit"

"nice pic :) like a bird"

"Your work is amazing! The detail just amazes me! One word... Fabulous! :)"

"Understanding the process suddenly brought the image to life."

"soooo neat!"

"Great work. Accessible, free feeling style. The blank slate and permanence of each piece is particularly intriguing. Most of all I like that Matt obtains joy and surprise not only in the finished result but the "only purpose is to enjoy the process-." Knowing that makes me enjoy the work more and ask questions that I might not have asked myself about his art."

"this goes for almost all the people i've seen on artist a day...awesome work!"

"That's sweet. Do you pre-plan this out before you start cutting?"

"That picture visualy creative."

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