Gallery 901

Traditional- Modern - Contemporary - Encaustic - Sculpture

Open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Please feel free to contact Sherry Ikeda to schedule a private showing at 559-304-7264. 

"New Beginnings: A Path of Wabi Sabi"


"Sunlit II" Oil on Canvas                     84" x 24"

“New Beginnings:  A Path of Wabi Sabi"

Featuring the work of Rachel Darnell

Show opens with an artist's reception on September 16th, 5-7 pm

Show runs through October 11th

This show is a snapshot of where I am now.  Throughout my life I have studied and created art as well as searched for meaning through various techniques and philosophies.  I have found “Wabi Sabi”, the Japanese aesthetic philosophy.  It is a world view that accepts the impermanence and imperfection of the beauty as exemplified in nature.  The concept resonates with me as an artist.  Asymmetry, simplicity, texture and the voice of the media itself are central to my process as an artist and are definitions of Wabi Sabi.  My new body of work incorporates these elements.  I layer paint in washes:  depth, movement and composition emerge from the voice of the paint itself.  Sculptors say they find the image in the stone; I feel as if I find the image in the paint itself.  The paint leads.

Show Images below:

 

"Love Connects"  oil on canvas, 40" x 72"    

"Love Connects"  oil on canvas, 40" x 72"

 

 

"Canticle"  oil on canvas, 40" x 72"

"Canticle"  oil on canvas, 40" x 72"

"Midnight Crossing"  oil on canvas 60" x 60"

"Midnight Crossing"  oil on canvas 60" x 60"

"Wisdom" oil on canvas, 60" x 40"

"Wisdom" oil on canvas, 60" x 40"

"Alabaster" oil on canvas, 40" x 60"

"Alabaster" oil on canvas, 40" x 60"

"Blue Daze"  oil on canvas, 24" x 48"

"Blue Daze"  oil on canvas, 24" x 48"

"Mystic Strata I & II"  oil on canvas, 12" x 12" each

"Mystic Strata I & II"  oil on canvas, 12" x 12" each

"Calligraphy I"  oil on canvas, 48" x 60"

"Calligraphy I"  oil on canvas, 48" x 60"

"Forest" oil on canvas, 48" x 60"

"Forest" oil on canvas, 48" x 60"

September 23
Dreaming Out Loud

Gallery 901          555  Canyon Road         Santa Fe, NM  87501          info@gallery901.org      

 505-428-0279 

Open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm