Color Play: Color, Emotion, Possibility

I just returned from the opening reception of the show I co-curated with my good friend, the artist Ellen Levine Dodd, at the Village Theatre Art Gallery in Danville, CA. The exhibition features five abstract artists exploring color and emotion in their work, and includes paintings by Elise Morris, Ellen Levine Dodd, Karen Olsen-Dunn, Sharon … More Color Play: Color, Emotion, Possibility

Learning to See Color

Is color the same everywhere for everyone? What does color “mean”? How have artists attempted to control color? These questions are just a few of those posed by a rich and varied exhibition at the Victoria Myrhen Gallery at the University of Denver’s School of Art & Art History, opening next week, January 14th.  Contemporary … More Learning to See Color

New Endeavors

While working on a recent commission, I was given a challenge: don’t use the color blue. Or purple. OR PINK. Let me tell you, it was not easy! My first 15 paintings were absolute failures. On the first go around, I created paintings with purple in them, and on the second, the red paint I … More New Endeavors