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Gillian Frazier, Nature Reflected

September 4 - October 27, 2019

Gillian Frazier, River Reflection #1
Gillian Frazier, River Reflection #1, oil on paper
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Artist’s Statement:

Large Tree Reflection
Large Tree Reflection, oil on canvas
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The focus of the artwork in this show is about water reflections. Using nature as the springboard, I love to use the abstract nature of “water reflections” as a design element & subject matter. There are endless possibilities of how to interpret “water reflections”. The paintings are from a series I have been working on for the past 4-5 years. I live on a river in Lowell and have a view of water from my home.

I like to experiment with pattern, line, color and value and try to capture the essence of this subject matter. I like to incorporate images of water lilies, trees & other elements of nature that can be reflected in the water. I typically work in oils & I enjoy the luminosity of color and the many possible application techniques.

Gillian Frazier, Blue Reflection #1
Gillian Frazier, Blue Reflection #1,
oil on canvas
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When creating paintings, I usually take a theme from nature and focus on abstracting the elements that I see in the natural environment.

I have been working as a visual artist all of my life. I have exhibited in the Boston, New England & New York area for over 50 years and have shown my work in juried group shows & one-person shows in several art galleries, art centers, business facilities, on-line galleries and art museums.

There will be a reception for the artist on Sunday, September 8, from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. All are welcome.

This exhibit is made possible by the Groton Public Library Endowment Trust.

Ken Hansen,
Curator

Gillian Frazier, Purple Green Lilies
Gillian Frazier, Purple Green Lilies, oil on board
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Gillian Frazier, Sunset Pond Reflection
Gillian Frazier, Sunset Pond Reflection, oil on board
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