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"Color is the place where our brain and the universe meet." (Paul Klee)

My love of color is a major motivation for my art making. The relationships between colors often informs the direction I take in my paintings, leading me to unexpected results. I paint primarily with acrylic paints on smooth panel or wood. Painting is not only a visual experience for me but also a very tactile one.

I take my inspiration from the world around me. I paint objects, people, and places which catch my eye and my imagination. I have been inspired by too many artists to name them all but a few of the most powerful influences so far have been: Hans Hoffman for his masterful use of color; Henri Matisse for his colors as well as the innate playfulness to his work; Paul Cumes for his dedication to the act of painting; Claude Coquil…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 29
  • Joined July 8, 2007

Favorite materials

acrylic, board, paper, pencil, ink, fabric

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About

"Color is the place where our brain and the universe meet." (Paul Klee)

My love of color is a major motivation for my art making. The relationships between colors often informs the direction I take in my paintings, leading me to unexpected results. I paint primarily with acrylic paints on smooth panel or wood. Painting is not only a visual experience for me but also a very tactile one.

I take my inspiration from the world around me. I paint objects, people, and places which catch my eye and my imagination. I have been inspired by too many artists to name them all but a few of the most powerful influences so far have been: Hans Hoffman for his masterful use of color; Henri Matisse for his colors as well as the innate playfulness to his work; Paul Cumes for his dedication to the act of painting; Claude Coquil for his awe inspiring use of color in portraiture; and Alice Neel for her drive always to be herself and to paint for herself.

Mostly I paint because it makes me happy.

I can also be found @ www.vibrantartstudios.com
www.facebook.com/vibrantartstudios

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