Though I do sometimes work conceptually, in general I am a process-painter in the sense that my painting practice is largely intuitive, with a tension between my freedom to innovate and my listening in the moment to what is there. I embrace a tension between intentionally structured compositional elements and mark-making, and looser, more liberal gestures of line and color. Often it is this tension which gives my work its kinetic compositional character.
I am also interested in the dialogue between bold forms and colors, and exploring the hybridity of forms that can appear at once as figurative and abstract, organic and biological. My work as a whole is characterized by bold colors, organic shapes and figures that appear to be in active discourse.
Textile-Painting statement: Please go to Acrylic/Textile page
68th Art of the Northeast, Silvermine Art Center, July 14-August 25th, New Canaan, CT. Curator: Patricia Hickson, Emily Hill Tremaine Curator of Contemporary Art, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Members' 12 x 12, Exhibition and Silent Auction, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, Ma, June 29-August 26
2018 National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, May 17-June 23, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, Ma, Opening Reception 5/16 6pm-8pm, Jessica Hong (ICA/Boston), Michelle Grabner (Art Institute Chicago) , Jamillah James (ICA/LA) jurors
Beacon Gallery's 2018
Intl. Juried Show, Mar.16-April 28, Opening Reception Mar.16, 6-8pm, 524 Harrison Ave/SOWA Boston
Gallery 1832 @ MIT
"Beyond the Tangible"
Ingrid Scheibler & Nedret Andre
Oct. 10-Dec. 10,
700 Main Street North
Cambridge, Ma 02139
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