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Candace Primack

Breathing Under Water

Breathing Under Water
Mixed Media on Canvas, 60 x 40, $5800

Breathing Under Water II

Breathing Under Water II
Mixed Media on Canvas, 60 x 40, $5800

Interior Reflection

  Interior Reflection
Mixed Media on Panel, 60 x 36

Anticipating Spring II

Anticipating Spring II
Mixed Media on Panel, 24 x 24, $2100

Weighing The Options

  Weighing The Options
Mixed Media on Panel, 30 x 48

Anticipating Spring

  Anticipating Spring
Mixed Media on Panel, 24 x 24

Anticipating Spring III

  Anticipating Spring III
Mixed Media on Panel, 24 x 24

Seeing The Forest Through The Trees

  Seeing The Forest Through The Trees
Mixed Media on Panel, 36 x 48

Thinking Out Loud

  Thinking Out Loud
Mixed Media on Canvas, 48 x 60

In The Moment

  In The Moment
Acrylic & Charcoal on Panel, 62 x 38 Framed

Pure Joy

  Pure Joy
Acrylic & Charcoal on Panel, 68 x 32 Framed

More Than Meets The Eye

  More Than Meets The Eye
Mixed Media on Panel, 60 x 36

Evaluating The Risk/Benefit Ratio

  Evaluating The Risk/Benefit Ratio
Mixed Media on Panel, 48 x 36

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Artist Statement

As an abstract painter, I am often torn between two worlds, feeling that I am most fulfilled and balanced when working in both of them. The first is the world of color, texture and movement. Using a number of mediums, I can manipulate them in a variety of ways, being led to create pieces that I feel are kinetic and energetic, instilling within the viewer a sense of hope and joy. Simultaneously I am also drawn to the monochromatic and contemplative, desiring a large canvas filled with no more that two or three colors, but invites a more methodical approach without compromising sophistication and method. The process for these two styles of painting is quite similar, creating multiple layers of paint amidst mark making and texturing. Whatever style I am working in, I find it to be a focused and meditative practice, allowing me to follow my intuition. Rather than clashing, these two styles lend a complimentary blend to my work, satisfying the need to communicate bold energy as well as quiet reflection.