oil on canvas; 40×30”

“We hide our trash behind a veil that is conveniently taken out of sight once a week, but here the fuse has exposed itself and this time bomb is ready to blow.”

ARTIST BIO: Devan Horton is a Northern Kentucky artist who creates oil paintings to call attention to the ongoing issue of waste in our culture. While developing her next project, Devan frequently turns to nature, specifically hoping to correct ways in which human activity has corrupted nature. Devan’s most recent work confronts her audience’s relationship with garbage in hopes to convince others that even with the endless social and economic issues compounding around us, our planet is always of the utmost importance, and we, as a species, must work together to preserve its beauty for generations to come.”