KIM ATLIN

Abstract landscape paintings based on natural and urban environments
Kim Atlin

series

Forest interiors revisited
Studies in line and form
unplugged
where the lines are drawn
artist support pledge

statement

The way we interact with our environment influences the way we see things and frame the things we see. We take insubstantial, fragmented images and fill them out to make complete narratives.

It is this tension between the negative space, what is withheld from the frame of the painting and what is suggested that engages the viewer in a conversation with my work. I am showing part of a picture or world which exists beyond the realm of the canvas in the mind of the viewer. This conversation between the viewer and the painting, between description and abstraction is the most vital element of my painting.

process

Another #artistsupportpledge piece . This one and the last one I posted are drawn from a hike I took through the #rougepark . Here in Toronto we are fortunate to have a national park so close . This piece again is part of that #artistsupportpledgecanada project. It’s 6x6” and $175. Plus shipping. ...

They moved it . It’s in its place. No more changes . Here to stay . #oilpainting #canadianart #torontoart #abstractlandscape #artcurator ...

Four new #artistsupportpledge pieces drying . Each of these is 6x6 “ and $175. Plus shipping. The artist support pledge is an excellent initiative. It’s a way to keep the artist economy going when exhibitions, classes , residences and galleries are cancelled or closing. For every $2000. Of work I sell , I’ll buy $2000. Of other participating artists work . #tinyart #contemporarypainting #oilpainting #artistsoninstagram ...

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