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Upcoming solo show at the Village Theater at Cherry Hill

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I'm having a solo show at the Village Theater in Canton Michigan in November. These works are a mix of aerial and ground based landscape abstractions, all in encaustic and ranging in size from  about 11 x 30" to 24" x 48" in size.
 I connect deeply with the outdoors.  Places I’ve walked, hiked, sat, lived and imagined figure prominently in my work.   As the only non-scientist in my family I have lived with scientific discussion of the world from a very early age and it profoundly affected the way in which I understand the world and how I make art. I've spent a lot of time looking at scientific visualization from the macro to the micro in scale and have been fascinated with aerial views of landscape for many years  -  often beginning  work from satellite or astronaut photography.
I am drawn to painterly abstraction even when I am painting in a representational way. I enjoy the materiality of working in encaustic and want that lushness to come through whether I a…