TAJH RUST

Born in Brooklyn, 1989. Lives and works in New Haven, CT.

 

 

 

At the Table
At the Table

Oil on Yupo Paper 58” x 48” 2018

Kleaver
Kleaver

Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 72" x 54" 2018

Ocean Floor
Ocean Floor

Oil on Yupo Paper 58” x 58” 2018

Dalaeja
Dalaeja

Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 47.5″ x 71″ 2016

Unarmed
Unarmed

Oil and Acrylic on Polycarbonate 24" x 18" 2015

Braeden
Braeden

Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 48” x 72” 2018

Subject VII (Africanus)
Subject VII (Africanus)

Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 32" Square 2018

The Freemen
The Freemen

Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 72" x 54" 2017

Tajh Rust’s environmental portraits explore the relationship between socially constructed identity and self-subjectivity.  Tajh situates the subjects of his paintings in intimate personal and physical settings, establishing a “shared authorship” of their representation through abstraction.

 

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Gallery Exhibitions

Passages

May 22 - June 21, 2019

Strange Beach

July 24 - August 31, 2018

Press

Artspace Exhibit Takes Unblinking Look At History

New Haven Independent

December 5, 2018

 

Editors’ Picks: 16 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World 

Artnet News

July 24, 2018