Blank Check is please to present 'My World's On Fire,How About Yours ?' a solo exhibition of new lens based work by Evelyn Pustka. Pustka's work attempts to explore the grotesque nature of privilege, consumerism, and excess through constructed imagery of hypothetical disaster scenarios. The generation of these microcosms allows the artist a virtual space to explore probabilistic realities with an omniscient hand. Guiding the visual narratives past abstraction through religious iconography, climate concerns, and absurdist mise en scene Pustka develops challenging but often humorous work that is uniquely her own. She supplements this work with startling portraiture, drawing oblique connections between the two bodies of imagery as though casting avatars in a nonlinear murder mystery.
Evelyn Pustka(b.1991) Houston, Tx received her BFA in Painting from the University of Texas in 2015 and her MFA from Yale University in 2018. Selected past group exhibitions include Co-Lab projects, Austin Tx ; David Zwirner, New York,NY; and LTD, Los Angeles. This is her first exhibition with Blank Check Gallery. She lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.