Shifting and Being

2011-2015

Shifting and Being was when I first started to embrace the idea of creating my own playground on the canvas. This body of work stretches over 4 years. I devised that I need my abstraction to come form something tangible something real before it could transcend into something beyond the real. I needed to build my vocabulary of "stuff"..marks, lines objects and memories that could draw from later with out tangible reference. So I started looking at Georges Braque's still life structures. The paintings as well as the actual still life structures he painted from.  I was hooked and started to build large scale still life structures in my studio from things I found in my everyday life that I had some find of relationship with...a wine bottle from date night, a wheel from my bike and so much more. I have included a few images of the actual still life structures in the gallery. 

Please enjoy the work in this gallery and all the pieces are no longer available for purchase.

Amy Hutcheson

Still Life In the Studio