French Tips Oil on canvas. 42×42 Chrissa Chorvat – 2016

I embrace an ironic marriage between freedom and structure, by my synonymous interpretation of the two. My work can illicit expressions of intelligence where it exists, often pushing boundaries. My pieces maintain a fluid view of social construction that comes from the place of my emotional survival. I represent seeing situations in a different light, and transforming the sublime into icons that reflect the subjectivity of desire and power.

Underling Oil on canvas. 42×42 Chrissa Chorvat – 2016

The sexualizing of food, war, and grandiosity, have always functioned as a muse, to me. Gestalt psychology swims in my compositions, as if to call out to the viewer by swinging the arms of subconscious familiarity.

Onyx in Blue Oil on canvas. 42×42 Chrissa Chorvat – 2016

Loaded with cohesive allusions, Onyx in Blue pulls the viewer around its curves and slippery innuendos by including powerful iconography pulled together into one space. The sexualized praying hands pose underneath the inviting, ascending glow of the darkness between the suggestive shape of a luscious backside.