Posted by admin on December 31, 2016
Many artists who use nature as a source of inspiration focus on the preciseness of nature, the beauty and perfection in the endless patterns. McKenna, however, has taken a different route with her work. She centers the viewer’s attention on the cracks and the breaks in nature’s pattern, the inescapable reality that all of these patterns—seemingly designed to be perfect—will eventually become imperfect. She then uses those captured disruptions to tell stories, both about the imperfections of the …
Posted by admin on November 18, 2016
Beyond Reckoning, a review by Elaine Brunson
Both haunting and oddly calm, Colville’s prints evoke tension and uneasiness in their swirling, shadowy depictions. A coyote, a bullseye, a landscape, a person; all shattered, sprayed apart by violent blasts of blackness, holes in their misty tan shapes. These holes make them haunting, ghostly, but the dull colors of a desert night evoke a feeling of peace.
At first glance, I did not recognize that many of these installations, self-titled “gunpowd…
Posted by admin on August 14, 2016
Orange and Green Snake
The title of this painting is orange and green snake, but I see it as something else. You might see it as a snake as well and by all means believe it is a snake. Let your imagination take control of it.
This painting was made by an extraordinary woman named Tammy. I met her in my class, where I am writing this. I hope you enjoy this art because it is beautiful and wondrous. I see it as a river or swamp or maybe a carnival with fireworks and a ferris wheel, or a swamp w…