The Second Labyrinth, 2017
colored pencil on bristol board
10 x 10 inches
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Jon Mort distinguished himself with a recent masters degree in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design. Always painting with his father, artist Greg Mort, he began large-scale graphite portraiture while an undergraduate at Franklin and Marshall College. Recently graduating from RISD in 2009, he is committing himself to full-time painting and completing the multitude of portrait commissions accumulated during his graduate studies. He Brings a 21st-century approach to portraiture with his use of negative space surrounding detailed and life-sized renderings of his subjects’ faces and hands.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015 Two Roads – A Father & Son Exhibition with Greg Mort, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE