New Mexico Variations by Phil Garrett
September 7, 2022 @ 11:00 am - September 18, 2022 @ 3:00 pm
New Mexico Variations
Paintings and Monotypes, 2018-2022
A Solo Exhibition of Phil Garrett’s Work
September 7-18, 2022
Phil Garrett’s work is informed by nature, a kind of mythical nature. The power of storms, the spiritual quality of the elements, the beauty, grace and ferocity of plants and animals…. Something greater than the artist, something he can’t comprehend. Painting and making monotypes are Garrett’s search for the mystery within the subject, within himself.
Opening Reception: Friday, September 9, 5-8pm
Williamsburg Oil Paints Demonstration: Saturday, September 10, 10am-noon
About the Artist:
Phil Garrett, a graduate of The San Francisco Art Institute, has completed numerous artist residencies including The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation residency in New Berlin, NY; and taught painting and printmaking nationally and internationally. He joined the Golden Artist Colors Working Artist Program in 1998, and the Williamsburg Oil Independent Artist Program in 2016. Garrett is the founder of King Snake Press, and his prints and paintings are in public and private collections in the USA, Europe and Japan. In 2005, 2006 and 2007 he lectured and taught workshops on Acrylic Painting Methods in Art Schools in the cities of Osaka, Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto and Fukuoka, Japan sponsored by Golden Acrylic and Turner company of Osaka. Garrett is the author of the book INSIDE ACRYLICS published by North Light Books in August of 2013.
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