The layers of color in this show are difficult for the lens to capture. It is subtle. It takes time for the range of colors to emerge. Clients often tell us they hang Joyce Howell's work in the room they spend the most time in, how her paintings have the ability to quietly lift their mood. This affect on emotion is what Joyce sets out to do when she picks up the paintbrush. Her work is not about object or narrative, it's about feeling.... read full post »
posted on 5/17/2017
Weaving is Siems' first show where abstraction takes center stage. She still depicts timeless faces, alluding to narrative. However her obsessive mark-making takes her typical dream-like pieces to another dimension. The layers and detail in each piece portray a type of intense meditation that brings... read full post »
posted on 4/4/2017
This show of Shults' is his most highly skilled and thought-provoking to date. The work depicts tension as well as acceptance between conservative and unconventional lifestyles, focusing on gender and relationships. The paintings' titles become quickly informative and a hint to the greater narrative... read full post »
posted on 3/10/2017
Jen Garrido's work fills the gallery with a light, playful and yet soothing energy. The negative space in her work feels fresh, her gesture loose but practiced. Spry is a word that comes to mind. Garrido obviously has years of experience under each brushstroke but each touch of watercolor, ink or go... read full post »
posted on 2/6/2017
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posted on 1/27/2017
This show slows you down as soon as you walk in the door. It allows you to breath deeply and clear your mind. The scale of Mallory's paintings greets you with a strong silent presence and her endless acrylic washes on their surfaces pull you in.... read full post »
posted on 1/13/2017
We had a packed house for a packed show Saturday night. Elizabeth's larger than life paintings heavily anchor each wall with a combination of grace, innocence, wisdom, humor and love. In combination with penetrating gazes, her use of color and pattern envelop the viewer again and again. They have a... read full post »
posted on 12/6/2016
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