KIAH BELLOWS

mixed media, acrylic painting

Contact Information:

"Kiah Ann Bellows Cottage Studio" at Art & Light Studios
16 Aiken Street
Greenville, SC 29611
(864) 884-8961

Artist Statement

Inspired by life experiences, I create abstracted landscapes through subjective responses to color, striving for balance in the composition. I paint large format abstractions using acrylic, oil pastel and graphite on panel. When elements and topography from the natural world around me lends inspiration, I try to capture it. I create a sketch and work with it until it has a balance of elements and principles that create a strong composition. This helps determine what is foreground vs. background, and helps teach me exactly what excites me about the piece. Then I recreate it on a larger format using color to connote the feeling I am trying to translate.

Directions

From S. Main Street, take Pendleton Street 2 blocks past Hwy. 123, 1 block past Textile Street intersection. Turn left onto Aiken, house is 3rd on the right.

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