Jylian Gustlin

Computer graphics programming meets oil and acrylic scratching in the complex layered effects of artist Jylian Gustlin. With an artist mother and IBM computer scientist father, Jylian was a first-generation digital baby surrounded by art. Her father taught her computer programming, while her mother’s influence inspired her at age 3 to mural the four walls of her bedroom with a box of crayons. Favoring two-part epoxy resin, oil and acrylic paints, charcoal, wax, gold leaf, pastel, and graphite, Jylian draws, paints, and even scratches on the surfaces of her compositions. Many of her paintings resemble sculptures, an influence from figurative artists such as Nathan Oliveira. “But I’m inspired by everything,” she adds, including her own nieces and nephews. “I first learned my scratching technique from them.” She continues to explore the intersection between science and the arts. Her latest works focus on the chaotic phenomenon of entropy and the incrementally increasing numbers of the Fibonacci mathematical theories, but always with an open-source focus. “I just try to create suggestions,” she says. “I’m more interes

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Jylian Gustlin
Fibonacci 419 by Jylian Gustlin
Fibonacci 419
36 x 60 in.
$9125.00
Illustris 38 by Jylian Gustlin
Illustris 38
48 x 48 in.
$9125.00
Spiritus 4 by Jylian Gustlin
Spiritus 4
60 x 36 in.
$9125.00
Spiritus 5 by Jylian Gustlin
Spiritus 5
60 x 36 in.
$9125.00