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Also known as "Golden Nuggets"
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Robert Burridge Experimental Acrylic/Mixed Media Award. Juried National Exhibition. “Golden Nuggets.” Western Federation Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition.
Acclaimed juror Kathleen Conover said of the work,
“Golden Nuggets" has a lot of different techniques – line, color, texture. It’s very fun and expressive.
I started this work during the 2018 Northwoods Art Tour. When I began, this was a black and rusty color figure on watercolor paper that I had a sketch of and was trying to figure out how to make it work like I had envisioned. I kept thinking, “I don’t like this piece, I don’t like the way it is going. I should just toss it.” Well, I didn’t toss it and just kept working on it until it’s meaning changed entirely for me. Somewhere along the way the figure got lost, then the original colors also got covered and it became a very very different work. Ah the freedom of an artist.
"There are no two identical ways artwork can be viewed. There is no right or wrong when viewing artwork our minds need to be as open as a child’s, playing with colorful building blocks or choosing colors from a box of crayons filled with possibilities." - Christine Alfery
Christine Alfery is an award winning Contemporary Conceptual Artist that has been widely exhibited in museums, galleries and in corporate and private collections around the world.
Christine has a style that is uniquely her own and one that has been widely, well-received and rewarded for its’ own uniqueness and beauty. Christine’s work employs many of the techniques of the abstract expressionists, including: gestural mark making, color fields and conceptual work. Having succeeded in the art world for over 50 years, Christine continues to strive for authenticity, emphasizing the importance of an artist who is true to themselves and not the whims of market trends.