Ryan Howerter: capstone
The artist's statement: I am fascinated by the geometry and mathematics that compose everything, from the natural to the human-made. My art explores the beauty of pure form and pattern, calculated and precise. I believe that even minimalistic and decorative arts are inherently full of meaning and connotations, by virtue of the human hand that designed them. I most enjoy conceptual art, in which the idea of a previously-undiscovered art subject or methodology is worth exploring for its own sake. I appreciate the old Pennsylvania Dutch concept of "yuscht fer schnee" ("just for pretty"), in which ...
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