Pete Watts

Studio Building
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Artwork
untitled (Shasta Dam 2), graphite on paper over panel, 16 x 20 x 1", 2010
untitled (Alvarado Water Treatment Plant), graphite on paper over panel, 16 x 20 x 1", 2010
untitled (Milton R. Young Coal Fired Power Plant), graphite on paper, 9 x 12 x 1", 2009
untitled (Belle Fonte Nuclear Power Plant), graphite on paper over panel, 9 x 12 x 1", 2010
untitled (Coal Mining Blast and Volcano Eruption), graphite on paper over panel, 14 x 11 x 1", 2009
Pete
Watts
Artist's Statement

In exploring humanity's relationship with the natural world, my work depicts both the myriad technological systems essential to modern existence, and the temporal, elemental, and entropic forces that place these systems under a state of constant threat. Rendered in painstaking detail, and left unframed, the vulnerability of works themselves mirror the fragile equilibrium sustaining human life on the planet.

Bio/Resume

Born 1984, Burlington, Vermont.
RISD BFA, 2006.
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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