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Kevin Stevens
Pathway to Abstraction
Agora Gallery
New York,NY
  • Montreal Bus Fare   Montreal Bus Fare
    Mixed Media on Paper and Wood
    36" x 46"
    Kevin Stevens

  • Leaves of Grass   Leaves of Grass
    Mixed Media on Panel
    33" x 24"
    Kevin Stevens

Kevin Stevens

KEVIN STEVENS

Pathway to Abstraction
July 7 - July 27, 2012
Reception: Thursday July 12, 2012 6-8 PM

Press Release

Inspired by the textures around him and by notable painters of the recent past such as Kandinsky, Kevin Stevens paints non-object-oriented works of art with multiple transparent layers of acrylic paint. He uses a combination of Shoji paper and found objects on plywood to create textures that give shape to his work, and the excitement of texture and mixed media gives his art a cohesive sense of tension. Stevens' use of soft colors contrasts with the repetition of bold geometric shapes, and the combination of the two lends a dreamlike effect to his work. "I am trying to convey a sense of space through the use of color, texture, transparencies and planes," he explains. His art exhibits a high level of craftsmanship and visual appeal, subtly conveying moods, shifting atmospheres, and rhythms.

Encouraged by his mentor, Kevin Stevens moved from Boston to Gloucester, Massachusetts and became a member of the Rockport Art Association. He has been painting and exhibiting ever since.


Invitation to Kevin Stevens' exhibition


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