Artist: Jane Evans 

Title: Line Study

Description: Abstract, line repetition, acrylic on canvas

Dimensions: 36 x 36 

Line Study by artist Jane Evans

$2,500.00 Regular Price
$1,750.00Sale Price
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    Jane Evans

     

    I first picked up a paint brush twenty years ago, beginning with oil paints and have since flirted back and forth between acrylic and oil.

     

    I have always lived in a world where I alter or change visually what “is”….. in my mind.

    My earlier works were very representational of trees and faces. The trees were always stand alone trees, evoking a story for me. Often the trunks were irregular from their exposure to the elements or had moss hanging from their boughs displaying a symbiotic relationship. These were the trees that attracted my attention, inspiring me to recreate them on canvas. Faces also fascinated me, especially the ones where the eyes seemed incongruent with the age of the face.

     

    I am a self taught artist and over the years have attended many workshops as well as classes at the Alberta College of Art and Design. In my creative journey, I have pursued glass blowing and jewelry but these mediums did not speak to me.

    Through my extensive travels I have been fortunate enough to view many of the world's masterpieces first hand which has left a marked impression on me. Earlier in my career I was influenced by the paintings of abstract expressionist Mark Rothko and his ability to evoke emotions, through the use of colour. Gerhard Richter’s original blur paintings had a marked influence on me as well.

     

    • am a wanderer, and a seeker of new experiences. A recorder of how I perceive life and moments around me. I have found a calming freedom in my minimalist paintings. To create something beautiful with what appears to be a simple image is challenging. Like a writer who composes meaningful, descriptive sentences with few words, every decision I make on the canvas becomes integral to the overall composition. My images are minimal because I seek a personal calm and tranquility in my life. The Kimono Series evokes a sense of order for me and incorporates strong use of colour and texture.

     

    The shadow series tells a story of an image that at times can be gender neutral. I wanted to compose a silhouette without all the material trappings of identity or outward physical details.....we simply are who we are, a shadow of an image -non permanent.

     

    • like to push the edge of creativity because when I feel uncomfortable it opens the space to grow, develop and see anew. I enjoy redefining the way we view art - expanding the boundaries of what we perceive.

    This is my first exhibition, a peek of what is to come……..