An Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (1884-1886) George Seurat

Every time you look at a computer screen or digitally printed image, your brain is merging tiny pixels or dots of color together to form a solid image. It’s the modern usage of a theory developed in the 1880s by two French painters, George Seurat and Paul Signac. Instead of using brushstrokes, they used tiny points of paint to create expressive images. People of the day poked fun at this unusual style and called it pointillism. However, knowing how much we rely on an advanced form of pointillism today, we think George and Paul are having the last laugh.

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Rachel Tepper, Operations Manager
Originally from Texas, Rachel Tepper works as the Operations Manager helping to keep the facility running smoothly, managing accounting responsibilities, and assisting with in-house marketing efforts. In addition to working at Do Space, she has two big dogs that she enjoys walking and taking on vacations with her husband.