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Chippie Kennedy, figurative nude sculpture

Chippie Kennedy, figurative nude sculpture

November 13, 2019 | figurative sculpture | No Comments

Chippie Kennedy’s work is driven by her fascination with the presentation of the human form. She began in fashion design, exploring the movement of the body in cloth, but her desire to understand the human form led her to sculpture. Her transition from cloth to clay parallels the search for the inner self, for understanding…

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Geoffrey Laurence, Painting is about looking not speaking

Geoffrey Laurence, Painting is about looking not speaking

November 6, 2019 | figurative painting | No Comments

I was born in Patterson, New Jersey not long after the end of World WII. My parents were naturalized Americans, refugees from Silesia (a country that no longer exists) and holocaust survivors. When I was 4, my parents moved to England, where I was educated and lived for the next 38 yrs. I attended three…

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John Kelly, using traditional techniques for modern sensibility

John Kelly, using traditional techniques for modern sensibility

October 26, 2019 | figurative painting | No Comments

I was born in Paris, where I live now, and grew up in New York. I’ve been drawing and painting since childhood. I went to School of Visual Arts in the 1980s, and participated in the East Village Art Scene at the time, showing at 301 Houston Street Gallery, and Ground Zero Gallery. My work…

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Betsy Podlach, sensuous figurative abstract expressionism

Betsy Podlach, sensuous figurative abstract expressionism

What type of painter am I? I am a figurative painter who paints according to certain traditions – the creation of space (vs. mimicking of space) on a flat picture plane, the use of color and space to create light (vs. mimicking of light), using the principals of abstraction to paint solid forms, compose an…

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Gregory Grenon, representation of pure emotion, oils on glass

Gregory Grenon, representation of pure emotion, oils on glass

I lived in Detroit, Michigan with my mother and father and three sisters for twenty-five years. When I left there, I was a working artist in what is known as the Cass Corridor, where artists made art and did not talk about art. I then lived in Chicago, Illinois and worked as an assistant printer…

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Kathryn Jacobi, Sleepwalking through the Apocalypse

Kathryn Jacobi, Sleepwalking through the Apocalypse

September 28, 2019 | figurative painting | No Comments

Sleepwalking through the Apocalypse is a group of images that initially addressed my shock and horror at seeing the Twin Towers come crashing down. I have been reeling ever since, and what began as drawings, monotypes, and ideas eventually merged into a semi-narrative, very large triptych that approximated my response to the 21st century as…

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