Paul Chojnowski is active/lives in Massachusetts. Paul Chojnowski is known for burnt images on wood and paper, nocturnes.
Biography Paul Chojnowski
I have been burning images into wood and paper as a means of drawing for more than two decades. During that time I have continued to refine and at the same time experiment within this unpredictable undertaking. Using propane torches I burn, scorch, re-burn, sometimes sand and scratch the surface of paper or wood trying to coax from it visually accessible images.
My Nocturnes are inspired by walking after dark in the light filled streets of American cities. As a pedestrian one is aware of being surrounded by the rich array of sights and sounds. I have no interest in a studied representation of a street scene per say. My intent with this series has always been to capture a memory, a fleeting moment
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