GWEN DUECK ARTS
I live with my husband John and dog Lorenzo in the beautiful village of Chester, Nova Scotia, on Mahone Bay. I work in a studio that overlooks the ocean and it is gorgeous!
I paint in acrylic on canvas, primarily abstract expressionism. I also paint landscapes and figurative subjects.
Abstract art is often not readily understood. It does not have identifiable subjects, but rather shapes and colours are its defining elements. These elements are the way power, rhythm, grace, and above all, energy, are brought to the work and expressed in the work.
Upon openly viewing an abstract piece (ie., without looking for specific subjects or symbols), a viewer will discover emotion, perhaps memories, or see a story or narrative. It is a worthwhile challenge and will be a wonderful discovery.
I believe art is important. It enriches, explains, expresses and enlivens artists and art appreciators.
I welcome any comments you may have - please leave them on the "Contact" page.