Monthly Archives: January 2015

Local Collectors: Me

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I couldn’t spend a month featuring ART without speaking of my collection, though answering my own questions is a little meta. This is my favorite piece and a little about it. Describe this piece and its biographical details- name of piece, name of artist, when and where was it created? ‘Untitled 2314c’ is a photograph… [Cont.]

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Artist Spotlight: Will Clift

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How would you describe your art? My sculptures are about exploring gesture through the interaction of form and balance. They consist of intersecting parts that stand or suspend together in equilibrium. No part is extraneous. I try to reveal the fine line between weight and weightlessness, motion and stillness. I’m trying to capture the moment between breathing in and… [Cont.]

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Local Collectors: Rob

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Describe this piece and its biographical details- name of piece, name of artist, when and where was it created? The piece is by the artist, Keith Haring. It is part of the graphic series called the Growing Suite. The series was screen print on woven paper and consisted of a run of 100 prints and an additional 15 artist… [Cont.]

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Karen Scharer

How would you describe your art? My paintings explore the power of color, design, mark-making, and non-objective imagery to communicate at an intuitive level. Who or what influences you/your work? Where do you draw your inspiration? My work is intuitive, fed by my perception of and reaction to people, places, and events around me. I observe and absorb, then… [Cont.]

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Artist Spotlight: Sarah Kinn

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How would you describe your art? My abstract paintings are mainly about color.  I rarely use paint straight out of the tube.  I mix lots of subtle colors in green for example, like medium yellow, yellow bronze, brown umber, and white to get a bright but earthy green.  I love putting colors next to each other… [Cont.]

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Local Collectors: Taro

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Describe this piece and its biographical details- name of piece, name of artist, when and where was it created? “ICARUS REVISTED” by Mark Grieve in 1995. This is a mixed media piece with charcoal drawing and painting on a wood panel with an engraved story. Where was it living before you bought it? It was living at the Susan… [Cont.]

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How would you describe your art? Next Generation Abstract Expressionism. My paintings are part homage to the original Abstract Expressionists I adore, part celebration of color. Who or what influences you/your work? Where do you draw your inspiration? Studying the work and lives of Cy Twombly, Helen Frankenthaler, Willem de Kooning and Joan Mitchell in particular has been… [Cont.]

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Artist Spotlight: Lee Heekin

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Porous Boundaries, Lee Heekin, 18_ x 6 feet

How would you describe your art? My work is an exploration of the grid in its many disassembled forms. I explore the human instinct to label, categorize and compartmentalize. My disassembled grids speak to the fragmentation in our world created by these instincts and attempt to suggest a brighter outcome through the organic nature of the… [Cont.]

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Local Collectors: Donna

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During this month of art-focused blog content, in addition to profiling a handful of our talented local artists and gallery owners, I want to feature some of the collectors, who are just as important in the art food chain. Here is one, in her own words- Describe this piece and its biographical details- name of… [Cont.]

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How would you describe your art? Soft Geometry: My recent paintings are the abstract interpretation of my obsession with perfection, speed and overwhelming technology. I used shaped plywood with beeswax and plexiglass with acrylic. Who or what influences you/your work? Where do you draw your inspiration? Fashion, streetlife, travel. Describe the process of creating your art? How… [Cont.]

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