Adam Lupton gaze explores psychological and sociological struggles in modern society. Painting in oil, blurring lines between realism and expressionism helps Lupton probe the internal and external dialogue faced in his multi-directional narratives. His recent series, “What’s In Store for me in the Direction I Don’t Take?”, pits moments of choice against the visualization of their outcomes: temporal planes coexisting on a singular surface. With the notion of quantum mechanics having every possible outcome to a situation realized in splintered universes, he paints figures with varied levels of connection to reality. When every single direction exists in varying parallel lives, our process of free will as well as concepts of space, time, fate, and self come into question.