• sharonkingston

2010 Allied Arts Juried Artist Series


On Tuesday I am delivering 16 paintings to Allied Arts for an exhibit titled “Interpretations”. I’m so excited to be showing my reading rilke paintings as a group along with the fabulous wire sculptures of Francie Allen. Francie and I both have studios in the Bay Street Village Building, but this is the first time our work will be shown together. All my unpeopled spaces enveloping and surrounding her life size figures, wow! Her works an interpretation of modern dance, mine of poetry. The wire making Francie’s figures transparent and ethereal: the layering of transparent paint and undefined edges and atmospheres suggesting the same in my pieces. I hope you all get a chance to see this exhibit and would love it if you made it to the opening.

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    SHARON KINGSTON

     

     

    studio/gallery

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    360-739-2474 or

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      SHARON KINGSTON STUDIO

      203 PROSPECT ST

      Bellingham WA  98225

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      Sharon Kingston is a Northwest WA oil painter who uses the properties of her medium to create paintings that respond to both the atmosphere of her surroundings and poetry. This method of looking inward and outward and, in the moments of painting, finding her way on the canvas is her approach to creating paintings infused with poetry and the memory of landscape. The atmospheric element of her work is a testament to her desire to create spaces that are undefined, contemplative and allow room to reflect and accept uncertainty. Poetry, by nature open ended, is used both in the conceptualization of the work and as a part of the studio practice. The words of Rainer Rilke have informed Sharon’s work for many years, but she also turns to contemporary poetry when it resonates with her life. She uses layers of transparent color, reveals forms by concealing and unearthing pentimenti and suggests elements of landscape in her process.