Heat Upon the Skin
2020, Spray paint, charcoal, pastel on canvas, 84 x 60 in.
Clint Atkinson presently lives in Austin, Texas. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and growing up in Guatemala, Houston, and Corpus Christi, Texas, he moved to British Columbia, Canada after serving five years as a Photographer's Mate in the United States Navy.He earned his BFA with honors from the University of Victoria, British Columbia in 1984 and his MFA from Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1995.His work is in the collection of the Canada Council Art Bank and the Surrey Art Gallery, B.C., Canada. He has been in multiple shows across Canada and the United States, as well as a presentation in Paris of Contemporary Drawing in Canada, 1985. After a hiatus, partially due to a long period of poor health, he has recently returned to further his career.