Incompressible Flow Series
These sketches of light embody the symbiosis of natural forces, creating works that emphasize reciprocity, fluidity, and interconnectivity.
“What energizes my studio practice is looking at the behaviors of natural forces: pressures of geological formations, influence of gravity and flow of currents.”
Lives and works in Los Angeles
Using one of the first camera-less photographic processes developed, Richard Slechta’s light-based work fuses together fields of photography and painting. The resulting sketches of light look closely at the symbiosis of natural forces, creating works that emphasize reciprocity, fluidity, and interconnectivity. In essence, he’s looking at environmental systems to appreciate their volatile yet interconnected dependencies. – more
“My creative process fuses painting and camera-less photography, creating art that echo’s the forces of nature.”
Richard’s work has been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the United States, as well as Switzerland, Italy and Japan. His recent museum solo exhibition, Cascades was shown at the Museum of Art at the University of Arizona. Based in Los Angeles, Richard received a BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and a degree in 3D Digital Production & Lighting from the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Los Angeles. – exhibits