Curatorial Proposal

Title: Resilience & Tenacity
Artist: Heather Hogan

Artist Statement

Mixing colors, shapes and mediums, Heather’s work is multi-layered. She creates in any medium at hand: paint, ink, oil pens, pencils, collage, assemblage and printmaking . She is inspired by our interconnectedness on a molecular, social, and universal level. As we learn, connections grow among neurons in our brain. These synapses build pathways like trees or trails as we walk our tighter, close-to-home routes. Our screens and devices, wired to the invisible internet, connect us to each other and the beauty we find. Meditating on our universal challenges in this life striving for flow and beauty, Heather often carves or scratches into works to reveal layers below.

Beginning during the pandemic quarantine Heather’s most recent series is a celebration of our resilience and tenacity, expressed in layered colors, repeated markings, and notches. It is a study of organic patterns in the networks of the same-same repeating days that hold us together firmly while we grow.

What will viewers get?

  • An overview of recent works by a local emerging artist
  • A meditation on connections and systems at a gargantuan and microscopic scale. 
  • The beauty of bright abstraction
  • A glimpse into their subconscious in forms and shapes
Visual Portfolio, Posts & Image Gallery for WordPress
TitleYearSizeMediaPrice
Meander201922×30Mixed media on paper, framed$300
Sassy Chassy #1202011×14Mixed media on paper, framed$100
Sassy Chassy #2202011×14Mixed media on paper, framed$100
When Pigs Fly202118×44Mixed media on wood panel$300
Skunk in Brazil202118×44Mixed media on wood panel$300
My Lands, I Sea!202118×44Mixed media on wood panel$300
Do Si Do202111.5 x 24″Mixed media on wood panel$150
Pink Arches202012×18Mixed media on wood panel$90
A Plump of Humpbacks202022×30Mixed media on paper, framed$300
Go with the Herd (Original)20189×12Mixed media on paper, framed$125
Roiling (Original)20189×12Mixed media on paper, framed$125

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