Structure, Pattern and Harmony: Barbara Grossman
October 13 to November 17, 2006
Barbara Grossman has won numerous awards, including a Fulbright grant, an Ingram Merrill Foundation Fellowship Award, a Henry Ward Ranger Fund Purchase award from the National Academy Museum in New York, and two Artist Fellowship grans from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. She has been a professor at Yale University, Western Carolina University, National Academy School of Fine Art, Chatauqua Institution, and the University of Pennsylvania.
The interaction of color and space is my subject. The paintings, oil pastels and monoprints are about figures in interiors. The figures create their own space and are defined by it. The color both participates in this as well as generates it. It is characteristically bright and luminous.