Inside the Studio

Visit with Xochi Solis

Artist Xochi Solis gives us a behind-the-scenes look at her process in her Austin, Texas studio. Xochi’s works were exhibited alongside works by Leigh Wells and Katrine Hildebrandt-Hussey at the Affordable Art Fair, New York in March 2016.

Photos by Courtney Chavanell

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“Color, shape, texture, and repeat. This is the endless cycle of questions and answers that occurs behind each composition. Small or large in size, the song remains the same.”

— Xochi Solis

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“Recently, I have found myself increasingly drawn to creating illusionary surfaces by melding my painterly marks with images and paper surfaces that mimic the same gestures or directional contours.”

— Xochi Solis

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“I am often asked if I ever tire of repeating the same round oval-shaped structure of my work. To me, it is like asking if I will ever tire of the shape of the moon or people’s faces.”

— Xochi Solis

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