FEB.20.16: Artblend Winter Art Exhibit 2016 Fort Lauderdale Florida

FEB.20.16: Artblend Winter Art Exhibit 2016 Fort Lauderdale Florida

Artblend owners Elaine and Michael Joseph would like to take this opportunity to personally invite you to our annual WINTER ART EXHIBIT.  Come join us and Meet the Artists on Saturday, February 20th from 6-8pm.  The evening promises to dazzle as we present a large collection of the newest artworks by our member artists. Dress code is evening casual-cocktail. There is plenty of free parking available and parking meters in front of gallery. Click here to view Penny Treese gallery.

“Hues you might find in an angel’s halo – magical, bright and hopeful.”

Themes of stillness, presence and reflection are revealed throughout Penny Treese’s paintings. The interplay of molten unbleached beeswax and vivid pigment beget images of land and sea, sea and sky. Using an iron to apply heat and delicate pressure, Treese transforms wax into warm waves of color flowing across wood or paper. Golds fade, blues burst, pinks evoke. Treese’s intentional “spot welds” are smudges of memory, inklings of dreams, revealing dapples, dimples and wrinkles that birth a sun, moon, cloud or ethereal dragons and angels. Even as Treese envisions the rich soil and pastures of her Midwestern roots, by meticulously manipulating wax and paint, the land becomes fluid – echoing life’s constant ebbs and flows. And yet, like the underlying layers of wax and pigment in each painting, there is a foundational hope. A hope expressed in the truth that circumstances cannot touch true peace, that indeed “grace is sufficient.”—Penny Treese

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