Vladimir paints like a seasoned artist despite still being a burgeoning young Canadian talent. His process originates in digitally sculpting surrealistic structures, a technologically driven practice of chance-based mark making. He then realizes the forms in paint, in doing so producing lavish, twisting orgies of baroque design that allude as readily to street art as they do to Italian Futurism. The undulating intersecting surfaces of metallic liquid, fabric, gas and colour evoke a materialistic byproduct of the digital age. To this effect, Vladimir’s visions are like virtual collisions of imagery and information, blended together and submitted to the equalizing vortex of digital space.

Vladimir Kraynyk Exhibition 2018