Timothy R. Poe Studio

Mirrors as Art

By Timothy R. Poe Studio | July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

When considering Timothy Poe’s work in the medium of mirrored glass we are confronted with a variety of stimulating challenges that range from the historical to the philosophical and which include the ever present question, “is it art or is it decorative?” This abstract, conceptual work demands a high degree of participation from the viewer and requires consideration of the viewer’s life experiences in order to fully appreciate the finished subject. Gazing upon one’s own reflection doubtless began in the mists of time with humans viewing their reflections in water. The deeper meaning of reflection generally would have occurred early […]

When Reflection Becomes Art

By Timothy R. Poe Studio | July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Techniques for this style of Eglomise’ utilizing the reflective silver surface of a new / clear mirror have evolved from my experience. An antique furniture restoration business during the 80’s, decorative painting during the 90’s, melled with art studio classes while at UAB. Art takes time and as my development continued, the appropriation of the experience of working with various materials and processes contributed as I pealed back the layers of the onion. My current style of Eglomise’ with reflective elements where color saturation, light & dark areas of tarnish present in the remaining silver coating from the back of […]

The Beginning

By Timothy R. Poe Studio | July 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Timothy R. Poe Studio

I want to hide objective reasoning, where subjective reason might stand in the forefront. Art courts the physic, most respond to color emotionally. Color, form and symbols interpreted by culture and experience, we reason and feel thru subjective and objective reasoning. These windows of abstract color and form I produce are a behind the looking glass effort, a photo mosaic where neuroscience and imagination create opportunity for personal introspection, consideration of other dimensions, life just out side of our present existence. Where our bodies are a composite of all of the elements of our universe and when looking through the […]

Mirrors as Art

When considering Timothy Poe’s work in the medium of mirrored glass we are confronted with a variety of stimulating challenges that range from the historical to the philosophical and which include the ever present question, “is it art or is it decorative?” This abstract, conceptual work demands a high degree of participation from the viewer […]
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When Reflection Becomes Art

Techniques for this style of Eglomise’ utilizing the reflective silver surface of a new / clear mirror have evolved from my experience. An antique furniture restoration business during the 80’s, decorative painting during the 90’s, melled with art studio classes while at UAB. Art takes time and as my development continued, the appropriation of the […]
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Timothy R. Poe Studio

The Beginning

I want to hide objective reasoning, where subjective reason might stand in the forefront. Art courts the physic, most respond to color emotionally. Color, form and symbols interpreted by culture and experience, we reason and feel thru subjective and objective reasoning. These windows of abstract color and form I produce are a behind the looking […]
Read More