San Antonio-based Augusto Di Stefano
uses deliberate marks on canvas and paper to create images that express emotional and physical boundaries
. Each painting is sprayed with moody shades of ochre or black
before the strategic application of thick impasto marks. The effect suggests, but does not create, untethered, isolated place.
His drawings are similarly minimal and haunting
. In them one impossibly small pencil stroke builds upon the next to form architectural fragments floating, alone, in fields of white.
– Kate Green