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Tue, Apr 02

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Gabriola

FLUID THOUGHT - An Exhibition of Paintings by Karen Cain       

This exhibition of abstract paintings by Gabriola artist Karen Cain are inspired by jazz music, which is improvisational, flowing and creative. Exhibition Dates: Tues April 2 – Sat April 20, 2024 Opening Reception: Friday April 5, 2024 | 6-8pm

FLUID THOUGHT - An Exhibition of Paintings by Karen Cain        
FLUID THOUGHT - An Exhibition of Paintings by Karen Cain        

Time & Location

Apr 02, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – Apr 20, 2024, 4:00 p.m.

Gabriola, 590 N Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3, Canada

About the event

OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY APRIL 5, 2024 | 6-8PM

ARTIST TALK: SUNDAY APRIL 7 | 2-3pm | RSVP info@freespiritstudio.ca or 250-247-0197

Karen Cain has had a professional studio on Gabriola since 1996. Featured in Gabriola's most beautiful homes and widely collected. Original art with signature techniques and processes which have produced the popular series 'Contemporary Frescoes' and 'Sculptural Paintings'. 

"It is my response to the energy of the living world that drives the engine of my art-making. the interrelationship between nature, art, and the human spirit is the focus of my continuous exploration. She is veteran of the Annual Gabriola Arts Council Annual Thanksgiving Studio Tour."

"Jazz and abstract paintings are a match in FLUID THOUGHT, where rhythmic notations and expressive line and form follow the flow of the present moment, layered in sensuous colour. Let your eyes feel the vibration and the distillation of energy, coming together and falling apart. The effects of listening to particular music, within the  solitary practise of painting is recorded visually here, a personal record of a journey, learning to let go and let the paint speak. The cool West Coast jazz of Mike Allen and his trio was the inspiration for this new work." - Karen Cain

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