Patrick Shevlin is a studio artist from Florida’s Suncoast. He creates assemblage sculptures using consumer artifacts. . Scavenging both personal and public experience to dig at the ways ... commodities mediate our lives and relationships. Patrick earned his Bachelor of Arts in history from Florida State University in 2016.
Walking a fine line between critique, obsessive spiral, and mindless self-indulgence my practice gives form to the search for agency and identity within consumer culture. Thoughtful combinations and ... arrangements of existing goods narrate moments of tension between human nature and the calculated structure of daily life. Smartphones, credit cards, batteries, and other consumer artifacts become materials to explore current feelings of instability, desire, frustration, and paranoia.