MyFirstPaintingShow is a false gallery displaying false paintings. After taking a few courses in painting during college, Will began to enjoy the physical elements of his oil paintings and the aesthetic elements of his digital abstractions. In order to combine these aspects, he began creating 3D digital paintings. “I think it’s very interesting to explore the ability to alter our information through digital creation tools that can help challenge and reinforce our critical perspectives in today’s media landscape.”
August 3rd – 22nd, 2017
Opening Reception held as part of the Arter Limits Fringe Festival
Will Halcomb is an internet based digital artist. Constantly exploring emerging media has led his work to be realized in many forms, from social media posts to augmented reality books. Will’s work frequently explores the consequences and outcomes of innovation and the cultural fallout in a post-truth world. A recent graduate from the University of Mississippi with a BFA in Graphic Design, Halcomb enjoys pondering future design challenges brought about by new mediums for information.