Aluminium Poetry 

Exhibited on the façade of Regina Rex Gallery in New York; the installation presented two works that approached the question of how painting might be adapted to a system of street signage. The result was a graphic response to the gallery’s program that made use of the building’s existing advertising lightboxes and infrastructure for signage...

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California Case 

A series of paintings and prints based on books from the Sidney Tillim Collection, which is kept within the library of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The library holds an eclectic collection of books accumulated by Tillim, a painter, whose criteria for collecting was to identify historical examples of photomechanical reproduction in print. This aligns with McDougal’s research interests and includes the earliest forms of photography in print from the 1830’s to the 1970’s and the inception of digital imaging…

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Dialogue on Distortion

Curated by Jamilee Lacy at Providence College Galleries, Dialog on Distortion was a two-person exhibition with Bayne Peterson. The exhibition examines distortion as a change, twist or exaggeration which makes something appear different from its original reality…

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Attentive Workers

A series of silkscreen paintings; the titles of which refer to work by the Ukrainian artist Kazimir Malevich. Completed in 2018, the figures emerging within the paintings are based on 19th century type samples from specimen books within the Houghton Library at Harvard University….

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Interiors and Coverings

A series of paintings and prints that expand upon work from previous exhibitions,Modern Interior, Aluminium Poetry and Dialog on Distortion. Central to this work is the 1948 publication, The First Factory-Made Aluminium Bungalow…

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