I try to paint every day. This painting “Conversation” is one of my newest works. It’s an acrylic 24×30″ and available in giclee form as well. The process of painting combines new technicques using rollers, scrapers, palette knives, brushes. It always works from the inside out and ends up in a unity of composition after much maneuvering and playing with shapes that connect to one another.
As college student, I studied Renaissance Art and its non-conformist painters, the Mannerists. When I first viewed Parmigianino’s work, “Madonna with the Long Neck” , I found it so unsettling. It violated all the Renaissance compositions that reflected harmony and a sense of balance. The Madonna is extremely distorted and the baby on her lap…
New acrylic work on canvas added today. Using tools instead of only brushes, I can scrape layers off and leave transparent passages that are juxtaposed against opaque shapes, then justified to create finished composition.
SR – Carole Guthrie – ABSTRACTS 2013 AWARD CERTIFICATE
Eve Hesse’s works were called brilliant, eccentric, and loony by critics. I was privileged to give a few presentations at conferences held in Canada and Ireland, hosted by the International Word and Image Society. I missed the deadline for the conference held in California, but I put together a proposal about the relationship of text…
Vision as Voice Last week, three of us juried the annual show in Monson, MA. There were over 250 entries, many of them digital. It was a congenial effort for all three of us. Reception is on March 23, 2013.