The Colburn Gallery at UVM
Exhibit: Jan. 14 -Feb. 1, 2013
Artist Talk: Wed., Jan. 30,
at 5:30 pm in Williams 301
Karla Wozniak's paintings and works on paper show us the back roads and any-places of the American landscape. Here, the collision of suburban sprawl with the natural world, and the romance of the great American road trip with its shabbier realities, finds its painted equivalent. Wozniaks audacious color (from harmonic sunsets to toxic sludge and plastic) and playfully rigorous surface structures (from weighty tectonic shapes to light, transparent veils of paint) unfold with all the raucousness of a strip mall development at the edge of a national park.
Images: by Karla Wozniak
Top: Vista, East Tennessee / 2012
Oil on panel / 35 x 35 inches
Bottom: Kingston Pike Arby's, Knoxville / 2011 / Oil on panel / 22 x 24 inches
This event is made possible by the Colburn Visiting Artist and Exhibitions Committee, with additional support from the Mollie Ruprecht Visiting Artists and Scholars Fund.
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