PAINTINGS

Coming from a sculptural background, my painting process is somewhat non-traditional and completely intuitive. I enjoy working large, which enables a broad, sweeping stroke of the tools employed in the meticulous blending of color to produce the subtle nuances and ‘moody’ feel that I believe defines my work. My short list of materials includes oil paint and canvas, a wax medium which adds a soft patina and an element of depth to the finished piece, and a cherished few pallet knives and scratching tools. I am strongly influenced by sea and sky, and particularly captivated by fog, the mainstay of my imagery, which translates visually for me in minimalist, abstract fashion, absent the need to replicate reality in neither color, shape, or form...
– Lorraine DeProspo, 2015