• TOC #9 Green, Yellow, Violet
    • Oil and Graphite on Canvas
    • 50" x 52"
    • TOC #7, Indigo, Violet, Yellow
    • Oil and Graphite on Canvas
    • 44" x 46"
    • TOC #8 Mars Violet, Green
    • Oil and Graphite on Canvas
    • 38" x 40"
    • TOC #4 Green, Blue, Rose
    • Oil and Graphite on Canvas
    • 38" x 40"
    • TOC #10 Grey, Blue, Green
    • Oil and Graphite on Canvas
    • 50" x 52"
    • SOLD
    • TPC #18, Yellow, Black
    • Oil and Graphite on Canvas
    • 38" x 40"
    • Surface #1
    • Oil on Canvas, Rice Paper with Graphite
    • 55" x 55"
    • Surface #2
    • Oil on Canvas, Rice Paper with Graphite
    • 55" x 55"
    • Surface #3
    • Oil on Canvas, Rice Paper with Graphite
    • 55" x 55"
    • Surface #4
    • Oil on Canvas, Rice Paper with Graphite
    • 55" x 55"
    • Primary Yellow #6
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 58" x 58"
    • SOLD
    • Primary Blue #4
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 58" x 58"
    • Primary Red #2
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 58" x 58"
    • The Other Primary #1
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 58" x 58"
    • Primary Red #1
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 58" x 58"
    • SOLD
    • Primary Blue #7
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 38" x 40"
    • SOLD
    • Primary Yellow #8
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 38" x 40"
    • Primary Yellow #5
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 58" x 58"
    • SOLD
    • Primary Blue #3
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 58" x 58"
    • SOLD
    • The Other Primary #4
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 58" x 58"
    • SOLD
    • The Other Primary #3
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 58" x 58"
    • TOC #10 Grey-Blue, Green
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 50" x 52"

Artist Statement

My work emerges from the aesthetic power of Asian design elements. I explore non-objective line, symbolic circles (enso), squares, and the relationship among color, content and opposites. It reflects the juxtaposition of complexities versus simplicities;large simplistic planes of glazed luminous color fused with shapes and complex areas of spontaneous gestural lines. I seek to eliminate the unnecessary so the necessary may speak. The result is the harmonizing of ostensible opposites (yin & yang); therefore, creating balance.

This body of work is particularly important to me. It is a challenge to leave the comfort and seduction of intense color, while finding new ways to communicate with the viewer. David Batchelor said it so well;“luminous grey palettes can be potentially as rich and complex as other colors, yet in their own way, very unlike other colors. The grey makes the luminous more luminous and the luminous makes the grey so much greyer.”In this series Surface, my paintings emanate more than a visible or tactile outward appearance. Every stroke, every layer, emerges and contributes to the exterior and interior surface, occasionally revealing itself to the viewer.

Selected Exhibitions

Arvada Center for the Arts, Art of the State 2013, Juried Exhibit, Arvada CO

Space gallery, The Other Primary Colors; White Black Grey 2012, Denver, CO

Cultural Arts Council Fine Arts Gallery, Abstract Expressions 2012, Invitational Group Exhibit, Estes Park, CO

Lowery Gallery, Poetic Synthesis 2011, Invitational Exhbit, Community College of Aurora, Aurora, CO

Chelsea Art Museum, 1st International Juried Peace Art NYC Exhibition 2011, International Juried Exhibit, New York City, NY

St. Julian Hotel Gallery, Solo Exhibit 2010, Boulder, CO<

Spark Gallery, Biennial 2010 Juired Exhibit, Big Themes/Small Work, Denver, CO

Denver Modernism Show 2010, Juried Exhibit, Denver, CO

Museum of Modern Art, International Juried Exhibit, A Book About Death, Wales, UK.

National Museum of Brazil/Museu Brasilerio da Escultura 2010, International invitaional Exhibit, A Book About Death, Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Dairy Center for the Arts 2009, Juried Exhibit, Enso The Circle, Boulder, CO

Curtis Art & Humanities Center, Juried Exhibit , 25th (2008) , 20th (2003), 17th (2000), 16th (1999) Annual AllColorado Art Show , Greenwood Village, CO

Museum of Contemporary Art, Regional Juried Exhibit, Rocky Mountain Biennial 2002, Fort Collins, CO

Canyon Road Contemporary Gallery of Art- National Juried Exhibit, National Invitational Exhibit, Santa Fe, NM

Susan K. Arndt Gallery, Mountain Valley Women Artists 2004, Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO

The Lincoln Center, NCAA13th National Art Exhibition 2004, Juried Exhibit, Fort Collins, CO

Museum and Corporate Collections

Flux Museum, Fort Worth, TX

Museum of Modern Art, (MOMA), Wales, UK

DCG Law Firm, Broomfield, CO

Marriott International Inc., Charleston, SC

Law Firm of Castle, Meinhold & Stawjarski, Denver, CO

Summit Financial, Denver, CO

Law Firm Huttner & Huttner, Denver Cherry Creek, CO

AMS Health Inc., Denver, CO

National Museum of Brazil/Museu Brasilerio da Escultura (MUBE), Sao Paulo, Brazil

Towne & Country Real Estate Company, Denver, CO

Kentler International Drawing Space Collection, Brooklyn, NY

Dean Evans & Associates, Greenwood Village, CO

Mississippi Dental, Aurora, CO

Awards

Arvada Center for the Arts Exhibit Catalog 2013, Art Of The State, Arvada, CO

Space Gallery Exhibit Catalog 2012, The Other Primary Colors; White Black Grey, Denver, CO

Space Gallery Exhibit Catalog 2011, Fusion IV, Denver, CO

Published 2011, Tao Te Ching, by RZ Foster, Book Cover

Flux Museum Exhibit Catalog, FluxFace in Space 2010, Fort Worth, TX

Home & Gardens TV, 22 Paintings featured and filmed in a Denver designed by architect Suzette Evans for HGTV series, My Amazing Renovation 2008

Orbitz Design Published, Corporate Calendar 2007, Denver, CO

Published Article, Art of the Four Corners Magazine, Fall Issue, 2007, Article on Fusion Exhibit, page 68

Published Book, Fusion: Painting and Poetry, Fall, 2007

Juried Membership 2006, The National Association of Women Artist, New York, NY

Curators Choice Award, Art for Aids Exhibit 2006, Denver, CO

First Place Award, Contemporary Art Exhibition 2004, Evergreen Center for the Arts, Evergreen, CO

Award of Merit, 3rd Annual Artful Women Exhibit 2002, Fremont Center for the Arts, Canon City, CO

Award of Excellence, National Invitational 2000, Canyon Road Contemporary Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

RMCAD Published Mural 2000, Integration of Space, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design College Catalog, Denver, CO

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