Fields 5 (hanging azaleas)

30.00"W x 40.00"H x 1.5"D

$1,500 (Shipping Included)

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Medium: Collage

Subject Tags: canvas, energetic, expressionism, acrylic, organic abstraction, carey glenn smith, flowers, colorful, floral, home interior colorful, abstract art, abstract

Media: acrylic, impasto on canvas

Size: 30"W x 40"H x 1.5"D

Year Created: 2016

Ready to Hang

Continuing to focus on the energy, rhythm, and purest nature of the natural subject at hand, this painting represents an extremely vibrant and exuberant turn in the Field series. As one of the largest paintings to date in this exploration, it exhibits the emergence of blooming color and life that slowly reveals itself when nature is at its most elegant. When plants break free from their seeds, still hidden in the dirt, it is in a way that always maintains a certain poetic mystery and hints towards the unassailable and beautiful structure that underlies all beauty and creation in nature. It is this deep vibration in nature that is accessible to us that inspires the Field series. It begins intuitively, even below consciousness, and our experience of beauty and art creates the surfaces on which these connections emerge and dance.

Thank you for visiting my portfolio. My formal training in the arts includes earning a Master's in Art Education from Lander University and a BFA in Studio Art along with a minor in Philosophy from the College of Charleston in South Carolina. I regularly exhibits paintings and prints throughout the New England and Southeastern regions in addition to composing and publishing original musical compositions. My passions also include writing and poetry as well. My initial collection of poems, Nouveau Memento Mori, was self-published. The second volume, Tithing All the Candor, was released by Wintergoose Publishing. Recent publications that have featured my writing and paintings include Penny Ante Feud, Nefarious Ballerina, Black Heart Magazine, and Fine Lines Publications. I am formally an Adjunct Professor of Art History at Piedmont Technical College. Now residing in Boston, MA, I am producing artwork, pursuing independent writing, and teaching at Medford High School.

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