valerie anderson's Profile
The curious hemispheres of my brain seek to organize and illustrate. Using vibrant colors, patterns, and layers of symbolic imagery, my artwork is designed to highlight our objective and subjective connections to nature.
Although my work consists primarily of acrylic paintings, I draw much of my reference material and inspiration from photography. Through the lens of a camera, I can zoom in and out, focus and blur, and sense the magic of composition and contrast. Like delicate fragments of a dream, I use the patchwork of collected photographs to energize my imagination and encourage my brushes.
With childhood roots that branched out from a small, rural town in Pennsylvania, my artwork will often escape with ease into a world of fantasy. However, my reluctance to ignore logic draws me to the sciences,...
- Joined March 31, 2011