Shadow Dancer, 30 x 30 oil on canvas, 2016
Inspired by a balmy evening in St. Maarten, this tropical plant is silhouetted against a warm light.
Sanctuary, 24 x 30, oil on canvas, 2015
This poetic landscape was my first attempt to learn Pam Hassler's luminous technique of oil painting.
Projections, 30 x 30, oil on canvas, 2014
Shadows on an adobe wall in Texas inspired this study of negative space.
Eric and Alan 1988, 20 x 24, oil on canvas, 2013
Marilyn Wanamaker helped me recreate this memory of our sons giggling before lights-out.
Wild Geese, 30 x 30, oil on canvas, 2014
A grisaille underpainting? A finished work? I have had this canvas on my wall for over a year and still don't know the answer.
Spiral Nautilus, 24 x 24, oil on canvas, 2013
A photo from a Florida vacation inspired this meditation on light, color, and Fibonacci sequences.
Tao, 12 x 12, acrylic on paper, 2013
This monoprint was the serendipitous overlay of two “second prints;” the artist sometimes accomplishes most when she works least!
Horizon, 20 x 20, oil on canvas, 2013
Keith Bland’s photos of sunrises and sunsets in Key West are a rich source of inspiration.
Jazz, 12 x 12, acrylic on paper, 2013
Monoprinting is endlessly fascinating, forcing me to react to unanticipated effects and producing works that often surprise and delight.
April Storm, 20 x 20, oil on canvas, 2013
This painting was inspired by a spring thunderstorm in Memphis.
Laguna sunset, 24 x 30, oil on canvas, 2011
Inspired by a painting by Clyde Aspevig, a breaking wave at sunset evokes a magical moment on the California coast.
Chautauqua Garden, 16 x 16, oil on canvas, 2010
A gate opens to a pocket park in Chautauqua: memories of summer days filled with warmth and inspiration.
Above are select paintings by Kathleen Stern, which span many stylistic explorations and influences.
You are cordially invited to attend my group
exhibit with Patti Smith and Stephanie Wright.
The opening reception will be held at Focal Point.
We hope that you can join us,
Kathleen and David Stern
Location: Crosstown Concourse
1350 Concourse Avenue
Time: July 27, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
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PAST EXHIBITIONS: "Blooming," April 2016 at the Jewish Community Center, Memphis
"Earth Music," April 2017 at Germantown Performing Arts Center, Memphis