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The Atmospheres of our Existence

And I thought the titles I derived from Rilke’s words were poetic!  I’m going to have to use this phrase sometime, the atmospheres of our existence, because it really does sum up what my intent is and how I approach the questions I have about it all.  Here are the words– and I really do cherish hearing these– from the collector who is adding this painting to her art collection.

Enticed to Continue…is wonderful!!!  I’m very excited to have added another piece of your work to my collection.  I don’t know how you do it, but your paintings are indeed poems on canvas.  As an artist you are wonderfully creative with your use of color, with your technique, and most of all with revealing the atmospheres of our existence with ease and grace and a certain splendor that is irresistible.

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    SHARON KINGSTON

     

     

    studio/gallery

    open by appointment

    please call / text

    360-739-2474 or

    email sharonkingston@me.com

    ALL SALES FINAL.

    NO REFUNDS or EXCHANGES ON ORIGINAL PAINTINGS or FINE ART PRINTS and FRAMES.

    If item is damaged in transit, it will be replaced with a painting of similar style and value.

      SHARON KINGSTON STUDIO

      203 PROSPECT ST

      Bellingham WA  98225

      please send me note before you stop by

      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.