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EILEEN BLYTH

STUDIO ELEVEN

Bio

Eileen Blyth is a Columbia artist known for her paintings, sculptures and installations of found objects.

Originally from Charleston, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Charleston and studied graphic design at The University of South Carolina.

Eileen's work is represented by The Camilla Art Gallery in Hilton Head, Carol Saunders Gallery in Columbia and Art & Light Gallery in Greenville, South Carolina.

Some of her work can also be seen by visiting www.eileenblyth.com

Statement

There are times when I have an idea in my head of how a painting or sculpture will go. Usually as I work, a completely different thing happens, as if the paint had a whole different plan. Somewhere between building the surface and making and erasing marks there is a shift. It is that moment of knowing, of seeing that shape or line, of finding the composition that is the exciting thing for me.