18”x24” acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas 2019

Description: A black line swoops into the frame, moving with enthusiasm over the canvas. Blocks of acrylic paint fill, attach, and layer over it, connecting to its energy and building upon it. Texture is developed by using varying degrees of translucency and opacity of the paint, and also by wiping patches away to grant the viewer a peek into the underlayers. Repetitive gold and white marks are added to create sentiments of continuity and life. The background, layered with thick white strokes of paint, adds solid ground for this dance. 

To read the story behind Shakin’ Things Up, see the Description section below.

Shipping and purchase notes:

“Shaking Things Up” is available for purchase, but shipment time will vary as it is currently on display outside the studio.

Please allow up to three weeks for your painting to ship, in addition to the shipping time estimated at checkout.

A signature will be required at delivery for items over $300.

Please let me know if you would like to split your purchase into two or three payments. I’m happy to work with you.

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The Story: Created as part of the Art Deco series, my goal was to capture and celebrate the movement of dance, particularly of the Swing and Big Band periods. Colors typical of the Art Deco period and current day Miami Beach lend contextual ground to the composition, and the freedom of the large swaths of color hint at partners moving intuitively together and apart to form their dance.


Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 18 × 2 in

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