The Artists

Alice, Corre

Alice, Corre

I was born during the sixties on the coast of British Columbia, I’ve birthed sons, gardens and houses, but I’ve always been an artist – there was never any question about that.

I paint for different reasons and I paint different genres. My oil painting often explores the relationship between the emotional and the intellectual and is an intuitive response with distinctly personal marks. I paint freely but with formal restraints, respecting the integrity of the structure in the attempt to create tension. I intend to communicate to the viewer a recognizable sensation by forcing expression into a system, impulsively painting with regard to the logical.

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The unapologetic confidence of abstract expressionism inspires me. The work of Willem De Kooning, Arshile Gorky, Helen Frankenthatler, Richard Diebenkorn, Joan Mitchell, Cy Twombley and Joan Snyder are artists I admire. I relate to the surrealist movement in regards to automatic drawing, using the creative unconscious as a valid navigational tool.

I have recently moved to Salt Spring Island, BC.

– Corre Alice

Exhibitions at The Avenue Gallery: 

2016 – Hospice fundraiser exhibition, “A Little Something In May”

2015 – Group abstract exhibition, “Fractured”

Press: 

2012, Oct, “Alice in Wonderland”, InFocus Magazine feature article READ ARTICLE HERE

 

 

 

 

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