Hot Head is a work from Travis LeRoy Southworth's series Color, Balance. His artistic process often involves collecting digital bits of detritus from his day job as a Photo Retoucher. These imperfections and colour adjustments become the base materials to construct new portraits in Photoshop. Pixels are pushed and fine layers of colour are added, blending remnants of the figure into the background. People tend to see multiple images in his work, with its soft hues and subtle compositions. For most, Hot Head sits between a portrait ablaze and a smoldering heart.


Hot Head on canvas was presented at Southworth's solo exhibition "I Am A Portrait" at Undercurrent, Brooklyn, NY - January 2020.

Hot Head, Travis LeRoy Southworth

  • Archival giclée print based on the original pigmented print on canvas, Hot Head, 2017, 12x9 inches, by the artist Travis LeRoy Southworth. Giclée print using archival pigment inks on 308gsm Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Ultra Smooth paper.

    Artwork size is 316 x 237mm on paper size 420 x 297mm, hand-numbered in the bottom right in pencil.

    The print is authorised by Travis LeRoy Southworth and the Museum of Contemporary Digital Art. Printed by King & McGaw in Sussex, UK. Published by the Museum of Contemporary Digital Art.

    Limited Edition of 10