The General Sherman Tree – Sequoia National Park
“General Sherman” was accepted into the 2018 National Juried Competition “Splash 20:Creative Composition,” a publication created by the ArtistNetwork.
“General Sherman Tree – Sequoia National Park” was selected by Artists Network to be included in North Light Book Acrylicworks 5 Competition.
“General Sherman Tree – Sequoia National Park” was awarded a merit award in the exhibition, “Alive in the Arts” at the Plymouth Arts Center in Plymouth Wisconsin. Juror Graeme Reid, Director of Collections and Exhibitions for the Museum of Wisconsin Art, made this statement about “General Sherman Tree”:
“Bold. Gestural painting with vigor and restraint simultaneously. The strength and nature of the tree comes across very well indeed.”
The artist with the tree that inspired the painting, Sequoia National Park
"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.