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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 commented on E.A.Eisinger's photo
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Resident Curator commented on E.A.Eisinger's photo
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"Curator’s Comment: It’s hard to resist a smile when I look at these shoes. But aside from the quirky subject matter, the photograph presents a surprisingly austere composition. The light/white values in the legs transition into the…"
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Resident Curator commented on Christine Rossi's photo
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"Curator’s Comment:   Veronica’s Veil requires a second and third viewing to fully appreciate the construction and intent.  The illusionistic canvas creates a dynamic but shallow space that cleverly interacts with and undermines…"
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Resident Curator liked Christine Rossi's photo
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"Curator’s Comments:   Appearing Duality shimmers with an abstract intermingling of composite paper elements.   The face mask appears vaguely feminine with the crimson lips and black lined right eye.  The opposite side…"
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27. A Gray Day

"Comment by Resident Curator on MondayDelete Comment Curator’s Comment:   A Gray Day could easily be interpreted as commentary on the tenor of our current tumultuous political climate; at least in the emphatic display of…"
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"Curator’s Comment:   I just came across this folio of images, realizing it was posted some time ago.  I’m attracted to the strong Pop/graphic sensibility that predominates the work, while maintaining a slight obscurity of…"
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Neptune's Daughter

"Curator’s Comment: Appearing in a random search, I was attracted to Neptune’s Daughter. I find it a dreamy piece that skillfully combines the abstraction in your sweeping landscape oriented works such as The Sky Becomes the Sea with…"
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"Curator’s Comments: Coming up in a random search, I’m struck by the sensitivity of this drawings coupled with the erratic, aggressive black marks.  The sweeping ink strokes across the top of the figure, where the head would be, give…"
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Resident Curator liked robert robbins's photo
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Resident Curator liked E.A.Eisinger's photo
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Resident Curator commented on Michael S. Eddy's photo
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"Curator’s Comments:   Appearing Duality shimmers with an abstract intermingling of composite paper elements.   The face mask appears vaguely feminine with the crimson lips and black lined right eye.  The opposite side…"
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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!
At 10:07pm on June 13, 2014, bronislava slagle said…

Thank you for noticing my work and sharing it with the world. Your hard work is strongly appreciated.

BS

 
 
 

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