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Chris Maliga
Affiliation:; Staff
Friend of SMFA
Upcoming exhibitions:  December 2018 - Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

Personal website:   www.chrismaliga.com
 
Artist Statement
The act of photographing, the physical exertion of enduring the elements while venturing into secluded environments, is to me a necessary form of release. It often feels as if I lack a vocabulary with which to describe my own emotions. I feel a burden of years I have not yet lived. A long struggle to cope with emotional turmoil, and a troubled relationship with my own body, has driven me toward developing a method of internal exploration through the artistic process. By venturing in solitude into nature, I can allow myself to be vulnerable. I can be aware of my surroundings to an unusual degree, and record the spaces and elements thereof that speak to my state of mind. I can allow my body to move through the expanse, and record its motions as well. As difficult as it often is to want to look at my own form, when it emerges into a photographic element it becomes something foreign. As long as I can watch the rituals of seasons changing, of rain and snow lightly battering the ground, of t



Artwork submitted for the SMFA Art Sale

 

  Scatter  (2012)
Wall Hanging - Photographs
Medium: Gelatin Silver Print  
Edition:    Quantity: 1
Dimensions (inches):   W: 24 H: 20
Price:$1,200
 

  In Situ  (2013)
Shrink-wrap - Photographs
Medium: Gelatin Silver Print  
Edition:    Quantity: 1
Dimensions (inches):   W: 14 H: 11
Price:$300
 

  Entwined  (2013)
Shrink-wrap - Photographs
Medium: Gelatin Silver Print  
Edition:    Quantity: 1
Dimensions (inches):   W: 14 H: 11
Price:$300
 

  Crawl  (2012)
Shrink-wrap - Photographs
Medium: Gelatin Silver Print  
Edition:    Quantity: 1
Dimensions (inches):   W: 11 H: 14
Price:$300
 

  Oasis  (2012)
Shrink-wrap - Photographs
Medium: Gelatin Silver Print  
Edition:    Quantity: 1
Dimensions (inches):   W: 14 H: 11
Price:$300