Vancouver-based painter Jeff Depner creates abstract canvases of perfection in my book. Bold color stories and geometric shapes round out each acrylic work through layers of paint, whose texture and subtle undertones often peek through.

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RECONFIGURED GRID PAINTING NO.1 oil on canvas 47×43 2008

Some shapes are very precise with sharp lines while others are more freehand providing a delicate balance of style that is all his own.

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RECONFIGURED GRID PAINTING NO.18 acrylic on canvas 50×43 2012

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RECONFIGURED GRID PAINTING NO.36 acrylic on canvas 50×43 2013

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NIGHT MOVES acrylic on canvas 47×40 2013

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WHISKEY SHIP acrylic on canvas 58×50 2013

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STRICTLY BUSINESS acrylic on canvas 15×13 2010

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MOTOR SKILLS acrylic on canvas 15×13 2013

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MOTOR SKILLS 2 acrylic on canvas 15×13 2013