Born in Northampton, MA. Aric Russom studied art at Vassar College and received his MFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2005. He is interested in objects and environment, particularly the play of interior/exterior, which has drawn him to the window motif. Aric currently lives in Easthampton and teaches art in Deerfield, MA. These images are part of a series of reductive linocuts exploring my ongoing interest in the relationship of interior and exterior. Using local architecture as a vehicle, I inve Read more...stigate the notion of a window as both portal and surface. These works explore light, color, surface and texture, and examine a flatter, more defined space than my previous work. While the focus of this print tends to be grounded in formal elements, there remains an underlying narrative of the way in which we experience and occupy space.