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New in the gallery -- Stephen Player

New in the gallery --- Patricia Watwood

(LustSpiel regulars will recognize this picture: it was our cover picture last year, but it never entered the gallery)

Patricia Watwood

(find more art in our gallery, here)

From the Artist's Statement:

"I am a contemporary figurative artist working in the classical tradition of oil painting. I use narrative structures like allegory and myth to explore meaning in our common experience, and create images to evoke spiritual presence and iconic ideation. My work prioritizes aesthetic principles, technical rigor, craft, and balances perception with design. Through the human form, I find a passion and humility before nature, a belief that metaphor and narrative can help us puzzle out the mysteries of our time here on earth, and a belief in the emotional power of the common visual language of representation..."