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Kathleen Kane-Murrell- The Secret Life of PAPER opens at the Swift Gallery
February 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - April 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pmFree
The Martha Pace Swift Gallery is proud to present: The Secret Life of Paper, Works on Canvas by Kathleen Kane-Murrell. The high-touch sculptural surfaces prominent in many of Kane-Murrell’s canvases imbue the work with a uniquely rhythmic quality, and make it engaging, vital and visceral. Surfaces vibrate with an energy that slips nimbly between chaos, and the constant self-organizing moment. Using oils, recycled papers and a deft handling of color, she manages to create works that reference nature without imitation. Her best work, even in unsculpted pieces, possesses a depth sometimes lacking in non-representational images. These are canvases the viewer can get inside.
The Swift Gallery is open 8-8, 7 days per week. Admission is free.
Constellation of Spring Oil on Canvas 36 x 60
Deceptively Calm Mixed Media 24 x 30
About the Artist: Kathleen Kane-Murrell is a lifelong San Diegan, and has studied under numerous local artists. She has been a guest educator for several schools and institutions, including the San Diego Museum of Art. Kathleen’s work has been exhibited throughout San Diego including the Cannon Gallery, the La Jolla Athenaeum, Art on 30th, Oceanside Museum of Art Alliance, San Diego Museum of Artist Guild and the San Diego Art Institute.