Rose Olson: Rain and Sunshine

June 24 - July 26, 2020

  • Rose Olson

    Rain and Sunshine, (triptych), acrylic on wood, 36 x 36 x 2 inches, 2019-20.

    Rain and Sunshine
  • Rose Olson

    Red Intrusion, acrylic on wood, 20 x 30 x 2 inches, 2019.

    Red Intrusion
  • Rose Olson

    Swirl, acrylic on wood, 12 x 12 x 1 inches, 2019.

    Swirl
  • Rose Olson

    Martian Sky, acrylic on wood, 20 x 20 x 1.5 inches, 2020.

    Martian Sky
  • Rose Olson

    Martian Water, acrylic on wood, 20 x 20 x 1.5 inches, 2020.

    Martian Water
  • Rose Olson

    Canals of Mars, acrylic on wood, 20 x 20 1.5 inches, 2020.

    Canals of Mars
  • Rose Olson

    Orator Revisited, acrylic on wood.

    Orator Revisited

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Press Release
Newbery, Emma. " Inside Look: Rose Olson's Rain and Sunshine." Kingston Blog, June 19, 2020.

Artist Statement

Color has sharpening aspect affecting our senses and intellect simultaneously. These paintings reflect my passion for color and its interaction with the beauty of natural elements.

Wood-grain patterns are exciting and varied since each is specific to what once was a living tree. Their patterns are as unique as our fingerprints, as important as the colors I use. Layers of color are applied one at a time enhancing each wood grain pattern as the painting builds in luminosity. Conscious of the interplay, colors often change as the viewer moves or the light shifts. Hard edges and added color bands enhance the color and spatial effects revealing another way of seeing the world.



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