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Swimming In Summer's Sweet Glow

Agata Kijanka

Oil painting on Wood

Finished white edges

Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind

Signed on back

2019

40 " h x 30 " w x 2 " d |9 lbs. 0 oz.

$2,400

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"What sweetness it is to swim in cool water at the start of a summer's pink sunset," says Agata. Bright pink in the bottom section gives way to rippling white and then turquoise blue, letting the imagination decide the orientation of this abstract water scene. Is this a reflection, the view from below the surface or simply a memory of the colors at the end of a warm day?

Agata Kijanka

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Artist Agata Kijanka creates sensually textured abstract paintings. Working from visual and emotional memory and imagination, Agata builds each artwork in layers - applying paint with scrapers and brayers, transferring paint from other surfaces, and removing paint with solvent and blades. One of the defining moments for Agata as an artist was when she moved alone to Santa Fe from Seattle in 2008. As she explains, it was "a beautiful place that I love with its rich art related history, plentiful galleries, and inspiring landscapes. I anticipated staying for 6 months but I ended up staying for 4 years." She continued her artistic journey to Sedona, AZ and now lives in Albuquerque where she works from her home studio. Putting down roots in the southwest has influenced Agata's work, especially time in the desert, the sunshine and open skies. When she's not painting, Agata enjoys cooking, gardening in her desert yard, and talking endlessly to her rescue dog.

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