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Artist Profile: Meg Walling – Art Salad

Bold. Inventive. Intense. Colorful. Elaborate and full of texture. Are we talking about Meg Walling’s art or her cooking? Both! When she is not painting, when she is not at one end of her garage studio immersed in cold wax medium and oil paint or at the other end, working in acrylics, she is in the kitchen, taking a break from one kind of creativity and immersing herself in another. (Meg coined the word ‘garagiste’ to describe herself, joking that she’s just like Mark Rothko, whose studio was also in a garage!)

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Four Artists, 12 Months: Month #9 – “Whimsical

It’s month #9 of a year-long collaborative project with our four artists creating on Ampersand Gessobord! Every month, these artists interpret a theme using a 12″x12″ Deep Cradled Ampersand Gessobord and the medium of their choice.  Then, at the end of 12 months, they will all come together for an exhibition. See our original post for the details of this wonderful collaboration.

Month 9’s theme is “whimsical” and is to be interpreted using filigree.

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Four Artists, 12 Months: Month #8 – “ENERVATED”

Welcome to month #8 of a year-long collaborative project! Each month, a different artistic focus and theme have been chosen for four artists to interpret using a 12″x12″ Deep Cradled Ampersand Gessobord with the medium of their choice. At the end of the year, all of the work will be displayed together in an exhibition. See our original post for the details of this wonderful project!

The eighth month’s theme is “enervated” and is to be interpreted using shades of greys and blacks.

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Four Artists, 12 Months: Month #7 – “NURTURING”

We are on month #7 of a year-long collaborative project! A different theme and artistic focus have been set for each month that four artists interpret using a 12″x12″ Deep Cradled Ampersand Gessobord and their own chosen medium. At the end of the project, all the work will be displayed together in an exhibition. See our original post for the details of this fantastic collaborative project.

The seventh month’s theme is “Nurturing” and is to be interpreted using circles.

Enjoy their work below to see their interpretation using their own unique approach and style.

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Four Artists, 12 Months: Month #6 – “POWERFUL”

Wow! They’re halfway through their year-long collaborative project! Each month, four artists interpret a theme using a 12″x12″ Deep Cradled Ampersand Gessobord and the medium of their choice. At the end of the 12 months, they will all come together for an exhibition. See our original post for the details of this wonderful collaboration.

The sixth month’s theme is “Powerful” and is to be interpreted using angles.

Check out their work below to see their take using their own unique approach and style.

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