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Samantha French graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2005. Her paintings show a strong connection to her Minnesota lifestyle and memories. She currently resides and keeps a studio in New York City.

"My current body of work is focused on swimmers underwater and above. Using vague yet consuming memories from my childhood summers spent immersed in the tepid lakes of northern Minnesota, I attempt to recreate the quiet tranquility of water and nature; of days spent sinking and floating, still and peaceful. These paintings are a link to my home and continual search for the feeling of the sun on my face and warm summer days at the lake. At the same time, I am drawn…

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  • Born on February 23
  • Joined December 7, 2009

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Samantha French

About

* * * * * www.samanthafrench.com* * * * *

Please use the categories at the left for easy navigating. Thanks for visiting!

Samantha French graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2005. Her paintings show a strong connection to her Minnesota lifestyle and memories. She currently resides and keeps a studio in New York City.

"My current body of work is focused on swimmers underwater and above. Using vague yet consuming memories from my childhood summers spent immersed in the tepid lakes of northern Minnesota, I attempt to recreate the quiet tranquility of water and nature; of days spent sinking and floating, still and peaceful. These paintings are a link to my home and continual search for the feeling of the sun on my face and warm summer days at the lake. At the same time, I am drawn to an idealistic time before my own, where swim caps and wool swimsuits were commonplace. This combination of memory, observation and photography (old and new) has allowed me to preserve the transitory qualities of water and remembrance."

For original paintings and additional prints please visit:

www.samanthafrench.com

http://www.samanthafrench.blogspot.com

Also, my other half, Aaron Hauck, recently started a shop on Etsy, please welcome him to the community and take a look at his original oil paintings and prints: https://www.etsy.com/shop/aaronhauck

All images © Samantha French 2011

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