This blog is written by Bonnie Kahn, one of the Gallery’s volunteers. We’re grateful to her for sharing her expertise and experience and for generously taking the time to write on such a fascinating topic.
Straight lines and perfect circles don’t exist in reality, all perfect shapes are mathematical abstractions. Using these abstractions of pattern and form, combined with layering of color or lack of color, an artist creates a world that we can enter by leaving our world behind. We enter the artist’s world with glittering eyes and a belief in the magic the artist creates.
Eileen S. Kane
Eileen S. Kane weaves a variety of line with watercolor ink creating layers, movement, emotion, and depth.
Working in multiple layers of acrylic paint, the artist Chi Meredith explores the interrelationships of pattern and form creating improvisational works to abstract land and seascapes.
Karl W. Kaiser is inspired by nature and often uses his photography for inspiration. Encaustic medium brings a unique depth and texture to Kaiser’s subjects. His signature technique is carving into the deep multi-colored layers of his work adding to their richness and complexity.