“I make abstract paintings that examine the contemporary female body, both as the eater and the eaten. I merge landscape and still life into orgiastic paintings of supermarket perishables that reference the body. Within these compositions, crustaceans, meat and noodles self-replicate, morph, and dissolve into primordial entropy. The paintings are imbued with texture and mutant, high-contrast colors. In that vein, I make paintings that delight in their abjection. They are agents of their own making; they regurgitate, digest, and metabolize themselves. Through this process, I aim to make visceral paintings that take pleasure in being consumed.”
Anita Trombetta is a Brooklyn-based artist. She received her BFA from SUNY New Paltz in 2011. In 2018, she attended Le Festival de Bargemon, a residency in Southern France. She currently works out of her studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn and shows throughout New York City.