Clarence "Skip" Measelle: Recent Work


Clarence Clarence

Clarence "Skip" Measelle is a well-known local painter who has been featured in over 100 gallery and museum exhibitions, competitions, group shows and solo shows throughout the United States. He is best known for his work in photorealism and abstract illusionism. In 1987 Skip joined the Armory in its first year of operations as part of the founding faculty. This solo-exhibition at the Armory, Skip Measelle: Recent Works, is a celebration of this long and productive relationship.


Each of Skip’s paintings is an independent event with its own life and voice, which speaks directly to the viewer. His process is based on change and flux, with risk-taking and chance

determining the outcome. His paintings are a celebration of the aesthetic of uncertainty. Each of Skip’s works is an aphorism. To quote a phrase from Anthony Elms' essay in the 2014 Whitney Biennial Catalog, each is “…its own escape, its own scenario, at the ever ready.”


Skip will also be discussing his work at the Armory’s Art Salon on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Admission for the Art Salon is $10 payable at the door.


Armory Art Center – East Gallery

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 12, 2015 | 6-8pm


Art Salon: Tuesday, February 17, 2015