Hillery Lay's Profile
Hillery Lay is a mixed media painter living in her hometown of Baker City, Oregon. She paints contemporary rural life. Lay's work captures the activities, interests, and creatures making Eastern Oregon such a great place to live.
There are pauses in life that are special. Small everyday moments spark the desire in me to record those pieces of my life. I trim slices from those times and work to find their depth. My thoughts change as my life happens around these paintings. A small history develops, I react to what I’ve just done, bouncing through connections trying to catch the emotion of a place in time. Each layer in the work is a time to linger, tune in, and place my visual stepping stones. Over time, taken out of context, I’m far removed from the real life moment I enjoyed, yet I gather myself again in the abstract space of my painting practice. I take the time to look and…
- Joined March 23, 2012