Why this show?

The motivation for selecting these specific women artists required a great deal of contemplation and reasoning.  First, I wanted to find venues for nonfigurative female artists that share the same quality, work ethic and commitment to the arts.  Having a strong studio practice while maintaining many roles was a mandatory factor.

They all had to share a similar aesthetic value and/or abstract based style.  As you look closely over the group, a pattern or voice comes to focus.  Even though different mediums are used from installation to painting, a similar sensitivity and distinct style surfaces.

Ages, education and background vary and they all didn’t go to the same art schools, grow up in the same neighborhood/city/state or all maintain the same gallery representation.  Diversity was the key to the success of the show.

Personally as an artist, I felt that women weren’t getting equal opportunities and wanted to be an advocate for that specific issue.  Support quality women artists.  After two years of self-reflection, organizing, researching and finally getting the nerve to put this together, I decided to take action.

As a result, a common thread emerges throughout the group.  Quality has no boundaries.

Jenny E. Balisle

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.