October 04, 2011

October is a good time to support the arts.

I'm pleased to be a part of Against the Tide, an exhibition curated by Sharon Butler/Two Coats of Paint featuring the work of sixteen contemporary painters whose work references water. 

The catalog with an introductory essay is available online at the Two Coats of Paint bookshop. 

Catalog excerpt:
2011// Not all contemporary (or modern) artists dismiss water as a subject simply because Henry James rolled his eyes at Winslow Homer. Perhaps an artist returned to her family home in Nashville where the pool she remembered as a child lay drained and crumbling in the backyard. Or it could be that the reference to water is completely subconscious....This exhibition, organized by Sharon L. Butler for Two Coats of Paint, presents paintings by sixteen contemporary artists who have been drawn, perhaps against the tide, to the power of water. Artists include Joel Adas, Sean Anderson, Mark Barry, Barbara Brady, Jenny Zoe Casey, Emilia Dubicki, Mary Addison Hackett, Sara Klar, Rachelle Krieger, Magnolia Laurie, Joanne Mattera, Mott McCampbell, Claire McConaughy, Wendy Small, Cary Smith, Robert Yoder and Elizabeth Zans.

A small portion of each catalog sale goes to support Sharon's blog, Two Coats of Paint, a valuable resource covering contemporary painting. And if you want to support both Two Coats and an artist featured in the catalog, inquiries about the paintings can be made to with the artist's name and "Against the Tide" in the subject line.

1 comment :

Nomi Lubin said...

Yay! (More later.)