Gallery Artist: Gretchen Dow Simpson
As a Painter, Photographer and Artist I am inspired and motivated by the juxtaposition of shapes , light and color. My paintings are pieces of the world as I see it. I wantto be able to imagine what is outside the edges of my images and see the beauty in the isolation of the subject matter that I choose to portray.
I am interested in the abstract qualities of the world and how that translates to my paintings. The mystery of images plays an important part in my vision. I don’t want to show every detail, I am interested in the geometry and feeling of the subject matter.
Above all it is the color, beauty and mystery of my surroundings that move me to paint.