The Visible and InvisibleAlicia Dunn
Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas
Painting wraps around edges
Ready to hang
Signed on front and back
36 " h x 36 " w x 1.5 " d |3 lbs. 0 oz.
Abstracted view of a landscape in pastel washes of turquoise, purple, peach and hints of yellow. Although done in acrylic paint, the work has the delicate feel of a watercolor. Alicia draws from her local northern California surrounding to create scenes of the coast and ocean.
Mill Valley, California
Alicia Dunn’s abstract paintings are affected by a confluence of elements: the weather, her mood, and the properties of her materials. “Ceding control to these things allows the magic to happen,” the artist explains. Alicia's paintings capture the unique energy of nature, particularly that of the beach where she lives. Staring into the tranquil and luminous colors of her work, the viewer connects to shape of the waves, the swiftness of the wind, and the beginning of a day. Alicia is inspired by the simple things in life. Her awe of nature’s perfection and the thrill of constant discovery are conveyed in her art. Alicia works in water-based acrylic paint, and has developed a technique using blending gels to achieve not only rich color and texture, but also an eroded, weathered effect that reflects the process of the painting’s creation. Like nature itself, each painting shifts with the viewer, chronicling time through movement and beauty.
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I just received your painting Vintage/Modern and absolutely love it! The color, texture and finish are all beautiful and I especially like the wooden box it's painted on...the wood and its dimensional feel led me to purchase your work. Thank you so much!- D Roth