The Gallery Jen Garrido

The Gallery Jen Garrido

amy chase
Sep 27, 2007

Fiesta Love, 2005, oil on panel, 25" x 28"

Introducing Jen Garrido

A picture's worth a thousand ... birds. And just might inspire the palette for an entire apartment. These colors are grabbing me. Any takers?

Stage in a Cave, 2006, oil on panel, 33" x 30"

Deep Sea in a Tree, 2006, oil on panel, 40" x 40"

Elbow Knitting, 2007, oil on panel, 33" x 30"

Roaming, 2007, oil on panel, 51" x 48

Through and Through, 2007, oil on panel, 36" x 50"

In the artist's words, "I construct my work using a delicate balance of choice and process. I begin each piece by building up chromatic layers of paint with fluid mixtures of color. As I work, I pay attention to the way the colors and forms touch and how they bleed into each other. I carve out and paint around negative shapes using a soupy mixture of white to create icing-like white areas of paint."

An Open Eye, 2007, oil on panel, 15 " x 40"

Designed Loyal, 2006, oil on panel, 15" x 15"

I wish I was a whistling swan, 2006, oil on panel, 15" x 22"

Garrido recently exhibited her work at the SFMoMA Artists Gallery in San Francisco. Inquiries about the work? Please contact the artist directly via email or check out The Branch Gallery in Durham, NC for available work and prices.

Know any artists whose work would make a home a lovelier place? Send ideas to The Gallery. Thanks!

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