VARIATIONS ON A THEME
Oil Painter Jhenna Quinn Lewis is renown for painting Asian-inspired still lifes. Contained within her compositions are carefully chosen objects and songbirds. Jhenna's studio is filled with antique Asian bowls, tea cups, old boxes and natural treasures. Her shelves contain an entire collection of branches, leaves, acorns and stones acquired on her daily hikes in the Pacific Northwest.
"I adhere to simplicity. I find the negative space used in my compositions integral to the meditative feeling they impart. The negative space holds an atmospheric feeling that is achieved through transparent and opaque glazing techniques resulting in an aura of muted dusky evening light."
Her latest show for 903 is titled Variations on a Theme. For this collection Lewis chose to explore the possibilities of using the same elements in each composition, while varying the backgrounds and placement of objects. The frames chosen are identical – furthering the idea of unity and creating a ribbon-like atmosphere. The pieces are intended to be viewed as a grouping in harmony.
Visit the entire collection First Thursday December 6 through December 30, 2018.
First Thursday December 6, 2018
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Artist in Attendance
On display through December 30, 2018.