claire gowdy

Artist + claire gowdy

I am a native of Baton Rouge and my art is heavily influenced by the diversity of the marshy landscapes and river industry so prevalent in South Louisiana. My abstracts evolve from a deep imagination and exploration of color, form, and medium, mixing the three until my pieces are pleasing and balanced. I use the power of a strong focal point and varied value to draw the eye in and around the canvas. I explore with new color palettes from bright to soft, bold to light. Translucent washes and layers are often incorporated to achieve an ethereal feel in my work. I also use collage as a textural element, and often include child like mark making in my pieces to give an organic feel. I approach the canvas with a sense of wonderment and play.

BATON ROUGE, LA 

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