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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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American Monsters III

"Curator’s Comments:    There’s nothing equivocal about your feelings towards American Monsters as represented in politics and the war machines of greed and discontent.  The painting designated # 4 is particularly damning…"
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Kathryn Arnold, Day at Studio 2, mixed media paper, 30x38

"Curator’s Comments:    I like these two new achromatic works on paper.  The line work vacillates between lyrical calligraphy and a more aggressive gesture.  I also find myself contemplating the density of the build-up of…"
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A wonderful tale bronze

"Curator’s Comments:    A Wonderful Tale (Bronze) appeared randomly today as I perused the site, and held my attention. I responded to the shifts in surfaces between the smooth and rough skin.  While the subject is a Classical…"
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Salvataggio

"Beautiful plein air work!"
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"Curator’s Comments:   This is an interesting series of portraits.  I keep coming back to this dark, blurred out untitled image- I hope the visual effect of light and shadow in this drawing wasn’t unintentional from the lighting…"
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smooth rich delicious decadent

"Curator’s Comments:   Smooth, rich, delicious, decadent…..I’ve been viewing this unusual painting for some time now, and still teeter between acute attraction and repulsion!  It’s a wonderful play on the visceral…"
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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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