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Justin Richel  Rangeley, ME

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About Justin

Justin Richel’s main focus is painting complex and detailed compositions that range in content from mountains of sweets, men with ridiculous wigs, presidents and birds. These works share a common theme of an underlying social commentary. He is primarily a painter, whose medium of choice is gouache. Justin received his BFA from the Maine College of Art, in Portland, ME (2002). He also studied the technique of Icon painting at the Franciscan Monastery in Kennebunk, ME and was a fellow at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA for two years. His work has exhibited throughout the U.S. and recently in Switzerland, Germany and China.

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"You have very beautiful images. Like."

"That's really interesting, I would have never thought about doing that. Cool."

"luv d whole food i'm hungry"

"allsome allsome"

"Some of the "Sweets" series are really satisfying to look at, some are nothing more than a pile of cakes.Not impressed with the wigs. Incongruous images. The animals looked contrived and out of place. The wigs didn't morph, they just had some out of place thing tangled into them."

"I do enjoy your artwork also....really creative and fun to look at...nice use of space and color too...very good"

"I love your art work,"Beautiful" A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH."

"i like these they're creative and interesting."

"my two faves...sweets and art!!! Amazing work."

"Deliciously creative!"

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