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Violet Painting

Ann Flemings

United States

Painting, Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 20 W x 20 H x 1.5 D in

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About The Artwork

This piece was created in tandem with two other pieces. All three of them were inspired by my three great aunts named Bertha, Laverne and Violet. They were school-teacher spinsters and farmed land that is now part of the Marcellus shale gas formation. The art was created during a mini-residency I completed in July 2019. My theme focused on fear and courage and I used images of knots and textile scraps for inspiration. I imagined fear unraveling much like a piece of linen cloth to reveal a more flexible textile that still maintained its integrity as a fitting metaphor for fear and courage. If you look closely you can see the textural surface that I built up and the dry brush imagery used to create a “weathered” look. Much like my strong, elder Aunts, all who lived on a remote rural farm well into their 90’s, this strength of character helps build up resources against any fear buttressed with courage.

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Painting:Acrylic on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:20 W x 20 H x 1.5 D in

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I investigate the layering and interaction of color, shape, and line as they contribute to our interpretation of depth, movement and beauty. Often described as a colorist, my work is also about finding light. My chosen medium is acrylic and I am currently creating abstract imagery. Drawing from memories, moods and the paint combinations on my palette, I start with a loose composition, which I cover, layer, remove, repaint and cover again, transforming the piece through many stages. Working through this searching process, I create multi-layered vistas that are reminiscent of things familiar. I hold a BFA in graphic design and an MA in Sociology. My studio is located in the Canopy artist complex at 916 Springdale Road in Austin, TX. I have lived in Austin since 2007. I am committed to a life making and celebrating art. I invite you to follow my work and exhibition schedule at, Flemings Art on Facebook and @ann_flemings_art on Instagram.

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