Stretched Canvas

Modern Lines

Contemporary White

Classical Baroque

Unframed print




Mary Gow, Silicon Valley
Member Since March 2012
Artist Statement Mary Gow lives in Silicon Valley, California. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and received her Master of Arts from San Jose State University. She has been an award winning fine artist for over 20 years. Mary uses painting, digital photography and experimental photographic techniques to create energetic expressive imagery. See her website at: MaryGow.com

Here's some feedback about her work:

"Gow’s sense of design is particularly strong. Form and color are varied, and her placement of forms is fascinating. A lack of conventional beauty or prettiness also characterizes her work. 

While Impressionist painters such as Renoir, Van Gogh or Toulouse-Lautrec created their work to give visual pleasure, that isn’t the case with Gow’s art, which has a starkness that gives the pieces strength, as well as a feeling of directness — a sense of coming straight to the point without frills. 

The austerity also adds to the already startling quality of the pieces."
-Murray Paskin, San Francisco Examiner

“The colors in your abstract work are so vivid and alive – and then the black and white. Just lovely. Haunting. (Even the photographs tend towards the abstract: much tension there between a recognizable 'image' and our perception of the “purity” of lines and related spaces). It’s as if another consciousness were pulling at us as we look at the world.”
– Jack Foley, Poet/Performer/Writer and Host of KPFA 94.1 FM’s “Cover to Cover” 3 PM (Pacific Time) on Wednesdays, in San Francisco

-"THANKS SO MUCH for this gorgeous splash of beauty on my wall! I came home and immediately on entering, it burst into my vision and would not let me go -- just as it did at your showing; and now i get to drink it in umpteen
times a day."
-Lisa Dollar, Founder of the Lysistrada Project

Comments

Product No 4468223
Subjects Abstract, Color, Geometric
Style Contemporary
Medium
Tags Gow, Mary, circles, digital, purple, scanogram, vibrant