CURRENT EXHIBITION

BARBARA CONVISER

WONDERING AROUND

June 5 – July 23, 2020

 

The Art Base is proud to present Wondering Around featuring a series of landscape drawings on heavy weight paper created using charcoal and pastels. Each drawing is witness to Conviser’s life, a diary of places seen and admired through the course of the last 60 years. It is apt that Conviser’s show should open in the midst of a global pandemic as she says, “It is a strange set of circumstances that suit my isolating personality.”

As a child, Conviser found magic in the creation of art. It’s that element of wonder that she continues to search for and unearth with her drawings. Her work depicts nature in a subtle yet iconic way, playing on its draw with a softness, and approachability. Most of Conviser’s work is drawn using photos that she has taken, aide-memoires.

Though each piece creates a unique geographic or atmospheric landscape, they share an ease. Conviser captures a deep breath taken and a long gaze out across the ocean, or down a glacial valley, or up into a tumultuous sky. The softness of her stroke with abrupt lines created in nature pull you into a meditative, dynamical viewing experience.

Some of these works are for sale. Please contact Lissa at lissa@theartbase.org for more information.

 

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This show is generously sponsored by Teena and George Shaw 

2020 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Dates

Artists

Generously Sponsored by

1/10 – 2/13

Susan & Larry Marx

2/21 – 4/23

Debra & Dennis Scholl

Oolite Arts

TBD

Marcia Weese | Postponed

Sponsorship Available

5/1 – 5/28

Claudette Carter Art Mentorship

6/5 – 7/23

Teena & George Shaw

7/31 – 8/15

10×10 Name Unseen Silent Auction

8/28 – 10/8

sponsorship available

10/16 – 12/3

12/11 – 1/8

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The Charles J. Wyly Gallery is located in the heart of Lions Park at 99 Midland Spur in historic downtown Basalt.

The Art Base exhibits support student, emerging and established Colorado-based artists.

The Art Base exhibition program focuses on solo show opportunities for Colorado-based artists, with an emphasis on artists living in the Roaring Fork Valley.