Dylan Overheim

https://www.overheimart.com/

@dylanoverheim on Instagram

Artist Statement

Dylan Overheim creates stylized paintings examining and articulating mental illness. Themes of anxiety, abstraction and duality are at the center of his practice. The invisible concept of the inner workings of the human brain and the way we perceive ourselves drives the subtle twists of Overheim’s work while keeping them grounded in a reality. The strange instances of obscure points in life are amplified by the various props in the detailed scenes. His method of crafting a layered image through clear rendering with a brush and abstraction of forms with various sculptural techniques, including scraping with a palette knife and sandpaper, Overheim fully encapsulates the hidden uncertainty, over stimulus, and uneasiness in anxiety.

Decline
Oil on Canvas, 48″ x 72″
2020
Deliberation
Oil on Canvas, 48″ x 72″
2020
Disorder
Oil on Canvas, 54″ x 68″
2020
Fuel
Oil and Paper on Canvas, 24″ x 24″
2020
Forlorn
Oil on Paper, 24″ x 24″
2020
Fortified
Oil and Paper on Canvas, 28″ x 28″
2020
Fabricated
Oil and Paper on Canvas, 28″ x 28″
2020