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Across the Street

11.00"W x 14.00"H x 2.0"D

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Jennifer Small

CHICAGO, IL

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: organic, geometric, purples, oranges, abstract patterns, yellows, abstraction

Media: acrylic on hardwood panel

Size: 11"W x 14"H x 2"D

Year Created: 2014

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The inspiration for this piece was taken from light, patterns, and textures I observed across the street from my apartment building in Chicago. I wanted to capture the movement of the neighborhood and changing light of the day.

My paintings are inspired by my environment. Each element in my compositions stem from something I have seen during my everyday life. I believe daily routine can yield fascinating visual sights. I describe my work as representational abstractions that combine urban structure with peeks of organic moments. I see light and color as a means to both emphasize and unify parts of my compositions. I grew up in central Pennsylvania and attended Millersville University. I received a BFA and BS in Art Education in 2005. I taught public school for six years in southern Maryland and in the midst of that completed my graduate program at Savannah College of Art and Design. I received my MFA in painting in 2012. I moved to Chicago in 2013 where I work as a graphic designer and continue my practice as an abstract painter.

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