Featured Artist: Lisa Breslow!

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Orange Flowers by Lisa Breslow   16×16″  Oil and Pencil on Panel

Lisa Brewslow. Wonderful paintings. Fabulous flowers – I love the different colors and reflections in the background. This painting makes me happy.

I love the orange, especially with the green, and the varying light colors of the background.The abstract quality in Lisa’s paintings is fresh and different. It’s not easy to paint loosely, and Lisa did it perfectly!

Read a bit about Lisa and be sure to check out her website!!

Lisa Breslow’s work has been exhibited widely throughout the United States, including the Academy Art Museum, The Heritage Museum, The Heckscher Museum of Art, and the Armory in Philadelphia, among other galleries and institutions. She was an invited artist at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, a recipient of the Weir residency and Cawdor residency, and was awarded the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant twice.  Her work is included in many public and private collections such as New York Presbyterian Hospital, Tiffany & Co, and General Electric.  Breslow attended the School of Visual Arts and the Arts Student League.  She lives and works in New York City, and is represented by Kathryn Markel Fine Arts.

Both the natural world and architectural grit have a place in Lisa Breslow’s work, highlighting the pull of New York City that is created by these opposing forces side-by-side.  She seeks out places of quiet and calm within the busy urban landscape and distills them down to their essence, creating atmospheric compositions activated by mood, energy, and light rather than a literal portrayal. By incorporating natural elements and capturing the specificity of light affected by the weather or seasons, she turns otherwise bustling scenes into meditative moments. The softness of her loose brushstrokes is grounded by the evident marks of her draftsmanship, while bursts of color lead the eye around the plane and delineate form. The harmony of these seemingly oppositional elements results in a centering balance even as her paintings inch ever closer towards abstraction. 

All image and bio via LisaBreslow.com, used with permission…

Images are not for reproduction, they are property of the artist.

Catch you back here tomorrow!

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