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As a young child, Jay Griffin suffered head injuries resulting in nerve damage that affects how he senses, thinks and sees.
But it didn’t affect his eye for the aesthetic; from a young age, the painter says he has seen balance and beauty in everyday images.
His older brother gave him a Time magazine, and he was captivated by images in “art articles” that depicted such artists as Jasper Johns, and abstract master Pablo Picasso.
Griffin’s works often reflects on his upbringing in the Gonzales