New Artist: The Recluse

by Laurie Ahner

We are happy to announce that we are now representing the Recluse (Indiana)!

The Recluse was raised in a working class family, and lost his parents at an early age. Later in life he suffered a blood clot, became physically disabled, and socially withdrawn as a result. Though faced with unexpected challenges and physical limitations, he discovered strength in spirituality and art-making. He finds inspiration in everyday life, painting from memory and his imagination. His work is permeated with nostalgia and a sense of tranquility, while maintaining a streak of roughness. The Recluse’s work is a reflection of his state of mind, seeking to reconcile the imperfection of reality with gratitude for life. He currently resides in Indiana, and enjoys his solitude.

Laurie Ahner
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Snow Day by The Recluse (2018). Acrylic on paperboard, 11 x 13 inches. $450.


Blue Bird by the Recluse (Indiana)

Blue Bird by the Recluse (Indiana)