Painting by Hollis Brown Thornton who was born and raised in Aiken, SC. He received his BFA from the University of South Carolina in 1999. In 2001, he moved to Chicago. He lived there for four years, working as gallery director of Mongerson Galleries and installation assistant at Russell Bowman Art Advisory. He returned to Aiken in 2005, where he continues to live and work in a warehouse studio.