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Kristen T Woodward - Artists2artists Resident Curator

Welcome to my page. My name is Kristen T Woodward, and I am the official resident curator for Artists2artists. Please view my short bio below:

A Professor of Art at Albright College in Reading, PA, I have exhibited my mixed media paintings and drawings in over 150 venues since 1990.  I currently teach introductory through advanced levels of undergraduate printmaking & painting, including oil and water media, and encaustic. I also team teach interdisciplinary courses on Latin American graphic art, and gender and the visual arts.

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Resident Curator liked Nayana Glazier's photo
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Resident Curator liked Joanne Aloni-Boldon's photo
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"Curator’s Comments:    This untitled work is beautifully nuanced in its inclusion of its fractured portraiture.  Since I don’t see dimensions noted or the physical edges of the actual piece, I do wonder if I’m…"
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Lahinch

"Curator’s Comments:    Lahinch just caught my attention, though I see it was created several years ago.  I enjoy the way in which the rolling waters and rocks meet the shoreline, and visually connect the undulating organic…"
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Resident Curator liked Carlos Delgado's photo
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Human Detritus Readymade #2

"Curator’s Comments:  This new series of images, Human Detritus, is satisfying in their painterly and visceral abstraction.  The hooded forms in #2 and # 3 are enigmatic; suggestive of both a tree and human figure.  The thinner…"
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"Curator’s Comments:  Welcome to the site!  These still life paintings are exquisitely rendered with ambient light, each creating a sense of lush texture and reflection.  I’m particularly drawn to the loose splay of…"
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"Curator’s Comments:    Thank you for calling my attention to this wonderful new piece.  I’m struck by the way the dark granite base virtually disappears into the (photographic) image, and am wondering if it would appear…"
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Resident Curator liked DENNIS A. DEZMAIN's photo
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Resident Curator liked Eric Hunter's photo
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SEA TURTLE 002

"Curator’s Comments:    This Sea turtle painting attracted my attention because of the aqua blue hues in the water and undulating plant forms.  I was further interested to read the piece was based on a memory at sea, as it has a…"
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Lemon Sky

"Curator’s Comments:    This Lemon Sky beach scene is intriguing in its emphasis on small details- a stylistic approach evident in the other two pieces you’ve posted on the site.  I enjoy the visual contrast between the…"
Nov 14

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At 11:13am on August 31, 2017, Wendy James said…

Many thanks for your kind review of The Greedy.  I am immersed in the very slow process of understanding this complicated poem Commedia, looking at the distant past, how it relates to the alarming present and the personal.  In these my late years it would be amusing to eventually arrive at Paradiso.  The Greedy, as I recall, is commenting on materialism.

At 8:18pm on September 22, 2016, Wendy James said…

Dear Kristen

I liked your suggestion about the Red Queen/White Queen possibly being a split personality.  Perhaps on some level I am expressing that.  However the real reason is not as interesting..perhaps.  "Alice though the Looking Glass" has always been a favorite of mine, very quotable with interesting insights.  The most interesting, to me, is when she is on a hill and looks over the fields, woods and streams below.  She exclaims "why it is a huge game of chess being played over the whole world" (something like that").  I think "yes indeed".  So the painting is based on a chess board but I wanted to break it down and not make it so rigid.  I tried to figure out, more or less how the moves might work out, for example the knight has moved from his starting spot to forth spot from the left second row down.  The whole piece could be savagely taken apart if one is a chess player.  Different images play the queen, king etc, the pawns remain the same.  That is where the fun was for me.

Come to think of it I have not really answered your question. Of course in chess they are in opposition but perhaps they also can represent the split personality. 

It may need further work.

Wendy

At 7:27pm on September 21, 2016, Wendy James said…

Many thanks for your kind review of White Queen/Red Queen.  It is very interesting to read a review of a work and consider ideas that I had not previously thought of.

Wendy James  

At 6:29am on May 4, 2016, B a r b a r a Schneider said…

Dear Resident Curator, Kristen T Woodward: 

Thank you for your interest & review!

At 6:38pm on February 17, 2016, Renuka Pillai said…

Sorry about that, certainly miss your excellent comment.

At 1:12am on November 27, 2015, Candace Doub said…

Thanks, again, for your complimentary review of "Harnessing the Wind". It was so kind of you to bring my art to the attention of others. I am so appreciative!

At 3:50pm on December 2, 2014, Edward A Kingsbury III said…
Thank you! For the great review!
At 11:13am on October 31, 2014, mike giese said…

Thanks for the great comments on the slugger, really insightful !!!! 

At 12:07pm on September 9, 2014, Stef Duffy said…

Great Work.....:) Stef

At 6:29pm on July 20, 2014, kathy cantwell said…
Thanks for the great review!
 
 
 

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