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Beneath Avalon Painting

Jamie Gray

United States

Painting, Ink on Canvas

Size: 30 W x 30 H x 1.5 D in

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It is said that all life on earth is created from the matter of long-dead stars. This abstract dreamscape is composed of a hand-marbled paper collage motif on a painterly canvas background. The fungi-sealife-cloud-alien-like forms are composed of hard-edged geometric forms and drippy, leggy tendrils. The visual juxtaposition recalls the aesthetic parallels found across mycology, marine biology, and astronomy. The muted color palette includes gray, lavender, and a hint of green. Gold leaf spore-like details reference the star stuff that permeates everything. Gallery wrap deep edge canvas is ready to hang as is with exposed edges revealing the artistic process or can be framed by the collector. Signed on the back.

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Painting:Ink on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:30 W x 30 H x 1.5 D in

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“It is said that all forms on earth are created from the matter of long-dead stars. These shapes and patterns that I find in my environment, as well as those too small or vast to see — such as mycelium networks, storm systems, underwater worlds, geologic structures, and cosmic bodies — provide me with a constant source of inspiration. Through my art, I’m interested in visualizing the connection I see between their shared shape and pattern through an abstracted language of geometric motifs, organic textures, and even gold leaf (a reference to the star matter that makes up all life). My mixed media approach highlights an ongoing interest in integrating craft-based techniques and materials — such as custom paper marbling, collage, wood and encaustic wax — into my art practice.” Originally from the American West, Jamie Gray’s practice is currently established in Kansas City. The artist has exhibited and sold artworks in both the United Kingdom and United States. Academic degrees in graphic design deeply underpins her visual language, which is often inspired by a nascent interest in the sciences – from mycology to astronomy. Her work had been described as both "geometric and primordial" and explores the juxtaposition of simple motifs with layered textures, as well as the integration of traditional craft-based techniques – hand-marbling, encaustic wax, and gold leaf gilding – in the making of contemporary artworks.

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