Tropical Vibes by: Elizabeth Gahan
Megan: What a refreshing first impression! My reaction to seeing the first piece and then scanning the rest of the room is a genuine surprise. I love this feeling when looking at art exhibits because it is really hard to create that experience in the contemporary art scene. What a beautiful use of combining bright colors and various levels of saturation. I think the heavily textured and juicy paint in the foreground is oil paint which is a great use of the best properties of oils. I'm really struck by the sophisticated balance of painterly qualities in the way the color is applied and the illustrative imagery and line work. Such a nice departure from what is being shown at the moment and a captivating experience.