Featured Artist - Michael Boffey

We asked featured artist Michael Boffey to expand on his practice: Hi Michael, what are the main themes in your work? There are motifs that recur, including images of cut flowers, stopped clocks, repeat wallpapers and vessels, such as vases and furniture and fragments of rooms. I think of these objects as mementos; they seem ubiquitous, but have a surplus of significance, because they are containers for memories. There is a strong sense of nostalgia and the historical. Is your work autobiographical? An element of autobiography is inevitable, because my thoughts are impregnated with images of my past. The work is not limited to specific histories, but it is helpful to acknowledge and ruminate on aspects of the past in order to...

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