Karen Klee-Atlin – September 5-28, 2019

GRANITE SPIT 

Opening: First Thursday, September 5, 5:00–8:00pm

Artist Talk: Second Saturday, September 14, 2:00pm

Gallery Hours: Fridays & Saturdays, Noon – 5pm or by appt

Granite Spit, Red (detail), Lino Cut

Statement

Karen Klee-Atlin’s new series of reductive linocuts, Granite Spit, focuses on a ridge of weathered granite in a Northern Ontario lake. The stone, smoothed and exposed by glaciers and encrusted with lichen and scrub, provides a subject that is well suited to the slow work of carving and the accretion of inky layers. The first of the twelve prints features the colors of nature; the rest are abstractions which use disparate color palettes for every pass through the press. The result is a series of unique prints, each one drawing attention to different features of the rocky landscape.

Karen Klee-Atlin’s Website

 

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