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J. Travis Morton
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
J. Travis Morton is an artist from Charleston, West Virginia, specializing in acrylic paintings on wrapped canvas. Stylistically influenced by early 20th century Art Deco designs, Meso-American and Celtic motifs, and modern hard edge painters such as Karl Benjamin, Frank Stella, Charmion Von Wiegand, Bob Pepper, and Paul Klee. Self-educated, Travis hand draws each design with no straight-edge, no compass; all freehand. All edges painted by hand with no masking whatsoever. Steady precision of line and shape are hallmarks of Travis' work. His use of color is also highly experimental, with combinations that vibrate, and metallics that shine.
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I'm excited to report that my artwork was accepted into the Inaugural Apartment Earth Juried Exhibition! Two of my paintings were chosen, and you can see them and many other great artworks beginning February 18th, in Downtown Charleston, West Virginia! Here are the two entries:

Mach Stem : 16x20, acrylic on canvas
Mach Stem by RhetoricHaystack


Javelina : 11x14, acrylic on canvas
Javelina by RhetoricHaystack

Here is the official release list of the artists who were accepted:
12647332 820450951410975 4482910901895325647 N by RhetoricHaystack






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ajkareze Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks a lot for the fav' :boogie:
You have quite a nice gallery, here !
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav!!!!!! :)
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leothefox Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2016   General Artist
:yayleap: Happy birthday, buddy! Big Hug 
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oboudiart Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday ,,, Clap 
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TechBehr Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Happy Birthday to you my friend and may it be the best one ever.
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ArianeJurquet Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2016
thanks for the watch
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leothefox Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2016   General Artist
:squee: Thank you so much for faving

Canyon Riders by leothefox Gloom Beneath by leothefox  
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CristianoTeofili Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2015   Traditional Artist
thank you :wave:
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RhetoricHaystack Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2015  Professional General Artist
Excellent work!
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leothefox Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2015   General Artist
:PinkBummy: Thanks for faving

Conjure by leothefox  
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RhetoricHaystack Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2015  Professional General Artist
Fantastic job!
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leothefox Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2015   General Artist
Bounce revamp You're so awesome, Haystack! Tard Bounce 
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chhhh Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2015
Thanks for the fav! I like your style
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RhetoricHaystack Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much! Great work!
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davidsonm36 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2015  Professional
hug thankyou for faving my workhug 
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