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Christine Averill-Green

CA101

24 x 12 (25.5 x 13.5 framed)

2015

Oil on Canvas

Price : Regular price $1,100.00

(2015) Oil on Canvas

SKU: CA101 | 24 x 12 (25.5 x 13.5 framed)

Professionally framed in a gold-hued floater frame.

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ABOUT CHRISTINE AVERILL-GREEN

BIOGRAPHY

Christine Averill-Green is a resident of the Capital District and has been exhibiting her artwork in galleries and museums in Upstate New York for over 40 years. Christine received her B.A. in Art with a double minor in Music/Theatre from Russell Sage College and then went on to receive her M.S. in Art Education from the College of Saint Rose. Artists such as Richard Diebenkorn, Euan Eglow, Antonio Lopez Garcia, and her teachers Catherine Kehoe and Stanley Bielen have influenced Christine's artwork.

ARTIST STATEMENT

'My work ranges from the representational to the abstract, and often combines the two styles. I love to paint in a textured and layered manner; striving to make the images fanciful but bold. Some of my paintings take almost a year to complete, as I am constantly building thin layer upon thin layer of paint until I achieve the desired effect. This technique reflects my fascination with the textures and layers, colors and mysteries of our own lives. ' 

'Most of my work is influenced by medieval frescoes (the gold and color combinations) and Asian art (the simplicity). Above all, in every single painting I do, I abide by the words of Claude Monet: "When you go out to paint, try to forget what objects you have before you....merely think here is a little square of blue, here an oblong of pink, here a streak of yellow and paint it just as it looks to you."