College of Fine & Performing Arts

Reception for BONEYARD AND BLOOM

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

  

 
 
Open to All at No Cost

Exhibtion october 6th - october 29th

Artist Reception: Saturday, October 7, 4-6 pm

Artist Talk: Thursday Evening, October 12, 6 pm

At i.e. gallery in Edison, WA

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"My newest work in painting and drawing interprets changes in the world's oceans. The ghostly architecture of bleached coral in Boneyard evokes the withering of life in an acidifying ocean. Bloom is an ongoing series of paintings that revel in the fertility of growing reef systems. These underwater vignettes have been an opportunity for multilayered experiments with paint and process."


Cynthia Camlin's subject matter has long been tied to the landscape. For many years it was the frozen one of icebergs and sheets of ice. This new body of work takes us into the ocean's waters and coral reefs. Her coral is a bouquet-like skeletal form but broken into panels and spread across one entire wall.  The smaller paintings depict the  spawning and scattering of eggs and sperm appearing almost like bubbles oxygenating the waters. Decay and death have always existed along side new life.

Camlin is a professor of Art at Western Washington University with a background in  poetry and philosophy. A Skagit Valley resident for a number of years., she has shown throughout  both Washington and Texas. This is her first exhibit with i.e.

 

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