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waterborn

waterborn

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Home | 0 comments

Girl and water are fused in this murky painting of dim lighting and shadows. Her secretive stance and the way she melts into her environment drew me to this picture. I like how she seems very placed in her world, almost like a product of it, and I feel there is a strong sense of affinity with, and protection of her surroundings, which resonates with me a...

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untitled photograph

untitled photograph

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Home | 0 comments

This photograph shows the glaringly contrasting forces of growth and decay and perhaps refers to the cyclical effects of time in nurturing and degenerating the components of my world. This image speaks to me of hope and balance and life anew, even when previously sturdy foundations begin to crumble before us.

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untitled landscape

untitled landscape

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Home | 0 comments

This abstract work flows and blends together to convey the interconnectivity of the natural world and the artist’s impression of home. I was intrigued by Jennifer Tenace’s words that her art is more about the process of painting than a painting reaching a stage that is final. This constant motion and exploration mirrors my quest for identity,...

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untitled

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Adam Weir presents his images surrounded by a vast expanse of white to create a dreamlike space that challenges our certainty of the reality we behold. This could easily be a snapshot from a dream or computer game and I find it curiously unsettling. I want to piece it back, cement the missing bricks, restore the stability of this building and make whole of...

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split path

split path

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Home | 0 comments

I feel like I am peeping out from behind a tree or some foliage to behold a natural scene that has been digitally enhanced to be even more mesmerizing. Contemplating diverging routes is very relevant to my stage in life, where choices that shape my future continuously present themselves. Moving forward and away from what is familiar and comfortable makes...

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a painting too real

a painting too real

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Home | 0 comments

This fusion of visual reality and imagination is spectacular and the manipulated picture is like an indulgent Math class day dream come true. ‘Too real’ in the title of the piece sticks with me; does going outside the comfort zone of what we’re expecting cause distress or awe? As I grow older and fly the nest, I want to keep my sense of...

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