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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Semi-Abstract Paintings at Touchstone Gallery in February


Semi-Abstract paintings by April M Rimpo

The February exhibit at Touchstone Gallery in Gallery A is 

"At the Heart of the Matter"  
February 5 - 28, 2016

Getting to the heart of the matter is what Touchstone member artists focus on as they explore photography, collage, drawing, painting, sculpture, and hand pulled prints. Whether the subject is love, color, unusual figural poses, life issues or personal content, viewers will recognize the core of each artist's work in this expansive exhibit.
Opening reception: Friday, February 5 from 6 - 8:30 PM

My contribution to the exhibit is these semi-abstract paintings inspired by music. They are fluid acrylic with collage created on watercolor paper and then mounted on 1.5" deep wood cradled panels. The top left painting included fused glass components. Because of the deep cradles they display these paintings on a table top, book self, or any flat surface.  They can also be stacked on each other for a fun display.

These start as random abstract paintings. As I add other colors images of people appeared to me and I continue to enhance the painting until they become obvious. Collage elements were added to enhance the images. I enjoy this process since the paintings evolve without a great deal of planning. 

Top Left: Dancers, 6" X 6" X 1.5", $85
Top Right: Music, 6" X 6" X 1.5", $85
Bottom: Dancers II, 9" X 12" X 1.5", $250

Available through Touchstone Gallery.
901 NEW YORK AVENUE NW, WASHINGTON DC 20001 202-347-2787
 INFO@TOUCHSTONEGALLERY.COM
OPEN: WEDNESDAY- FRIDAY 11-6, SATURDAY-SUNDAY 12-5


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