530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
530 West 25th Street
Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
Paulette Cecile
Beyond Borders: an Exhibition of Fine Art from Canada
Agora Gallery
New York,NY

  • Mutations   Mutations
    Oil on Canvas
    30" x 30"
    Paulette Cecile

  • Into the Future   Into the Future
    Oil on Canvas
    30" x 30"
    Paulette Cecile

  • Family Portrait   Family Portrait
    Oil on Canvas
    40" x 30"
    Paulette Cecile

  • Dream State   Dream State
    Oil on Canvas
    40" x 30"
    Paulette Cecile


Paulette Cecile

PAULETTE CECILE

Beyond Borders: an Exhibition of Fine Art from Canada
October 9 - October 29, 2015
Reception: Thursday October 15, 2015 6-8 PM

The surreal oil on canvas paintings of Canadian artist Paulette Cecile are as fascinating as they are compelling. Exploring the deep and intrinsic interconnectedness of all that is visible and not-so-visible, Cecile masterfully combines color, a strong sense of line, and a complex use of form to suggest that there is so much more to life than what meets the eye. What results are dreamlike images that juxtapose the figurative and fantastical to speak of a world that is rich in meaning and ever-evolving.


Cecile’s work has been inspired by a lifetime of observation, both of human nature and of the always-changing sky and natural landscapes. Tension is created throughout each piece through concurrent imagery of dormancy and lack of awareness (almost a cocoon-like state) alongside symbolism that speaks of an impatient urge to awaken and enter into metamorphosis. Cecile explains her work as such: “My landscapes represent change, potential change, and evolving life. The fabric and layering reveal and encourage investigation of what is hidden.” Indeed, Cecile’s is a message of hope and a call to action for us to embrace that change that is our birthright.

     


Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street New York 10001 NY.
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