Posts from the ‘Acrylics’ category

I am an architect who loves to paint and to write. I work with acrylic and mixed media, on canvas, paper and wood. I spent many years sketching realistic spaces, in pen and ink, and now find freedom in the forms of abstract painting.
At times I listen to music while I paint, and the resulting image is an expression of my listening. Geometry forms the basis of much of the work although it is hidden in many layers of paint. The form of the music and the math are there if you look, and are there for you as the viewer to feel.
I often flow with Reiki when I paint, and those who are familiar with that healing art will recognize it in the work. Sound vibration, rose water and salt crystals also make their way into some of my mixed media pieces. Each of my creations is unique – and each is a playground for invention.
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Student, Collector, Curator, Board Member, Art Volunteer and Fundraiser, Painter

Through a lifetime of rich art experiences that include studying art at Purdue University, the Des Moines Art Center and the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, collecting art as our family moved around the country, working with New York art galleries and museums to curate, for the Summit Art Center, a drawing exhibition, a sculpture and tapestry exhibition, a solo exhibition for the historically significant gallery owner and artist Betty Parsons, and a one man show for famed artist Philip Pearlstein, while serving on various art boards, volunteering and fundraising for the arts … I have become a painter.

The subject matter of my paintings includes landscapes and skyscapes based on photographs from my world travels, still life studies and my series of rooster paintings.  My work is in collections in NJ, NY, PA, VA, SC, NC, NM, CA, FL and LA.

To contact me:     973-635-9089 home      or      abbottsallys@aol.com

 

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Swiss-born Monique Hendricks, a longtime painter of abstracts, discovered a passion for figurative art in 2013 that compelled her to turn professional. A member of the Art League of the Chathams and the Contemporary Art Group in Watchung, she exhibits regularly throughout New Jersey. Monique holds masters in Media & Communications and Marriage & Family Therapy; she currently blogs on culture, communication and the arts (www.crossculturaltidings.com). Her artwork is also featured on www.artbymoniquehendricks.com.

 

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Suzanne has been interested in art and painting since a child. Her approach to painting is impressionistic in quality, favors neutrals and half tones in all their infinite variety worked against pale colors. Suzanne’s art reflects a lifelong fascination with nature, animals and the Victorian Period.

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Nancy Kingman enjoys being outdoors and finds inspiration for her paintings in nearby parks and nature preserves. Many of her landscapes were started en plein air at places like Jockey Hollow and the Frelinghuysen Arboretum and then finished in the studio. Other scenes are from some of her favorite places in Cape Cod and along the Delaware River. In all of them, she tries to  capture the light and atmosphere, and some of the magic of being in that spot at that particular moment.

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Magdalena Urbankova was born in Prague, in already non-existent country of Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic. She spent last 20 years in lovely Garden State of NJ. Magdalena is fascinated by the spaces people create as they interact with one another, and enjoys exploring these on the canvas. She also enjoys portraying the beauty of nature.

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