Afternoon Haze
Afternoon Haze

Laurie Close

16" x 20"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

“This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color.”
- Laurie Close

Park Place
Park Place

Laurie Close

18" x 24"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color."
- Laurie Close

Canyon Road
Canyon Road

Laurie Close

36" x 48"
2016
Acrylic on Canvas

This piece speaks of a hazy breeze in the mountains. The use of canvas as a support for this piece allows for a more soft edges.
- Laurie Close

Twisting & Turning
Twisting & Turning

Laurie Close

20" x 20"
2016
Acrylic on Wood

This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color.
- Laurie Close

Knot
Knot

Laurie Close

18" x 24"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color.
- Laurie Close

Water Shed
Water Shed

Laurie Close

18" x 24"
2016
Acrylic on Canvas

This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color.
- Ariel Gold

Blue Wave
Blue Wave

Laurie Close

30" x 40"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This work was created with the idea of rushing water over rocks.
- Laurie Close

Water Currents
Water Currents

Laurie Close

30" x 40"
2016
Acrylic on Wood

This painting has the energy and movement of a busy city. The colors dominate here, giving the work a high energy presence.
- Laurie Close

Wacky Taffy
Wacky Taffy

Laurie Close

30" x 40"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This work is about movement in the moment. Paint mixes and moves together.
- Laurie Close

Intersecting Planes
Intersecting Planes

Laurie Close

30" x 40"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This painting has layers that create depth and space as it pertains to the painted surface. There is a dependency on opposing positions finding the right balance, a struggle between order and chaos. Tension is created as hard edges collide with flat space.
- Laurie Close

Piedmont Center for the Arts, Juried Art Show - FIRST PLACE
"The judges said first-place winner Laurie Close's art entitled "Intersecting Planes" is "alive with color and bold strokes ... her work evokes a fresh and enticing take on abstraction.""
Mercury News, January 13, 2016 

 

Afternoon Haze
Park Place
Canyon Road
Twisting & Turning
Knot
Water Shed
Blue Wave
Water Currents
Wacky Taffy
Intersecting Planes
Afternoon Haze

Laurie Close

16" x 20"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

“This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color.”
- Laurie Close

Park Place

Laurie Close

18" x 24"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color."
- Laurie Close

Canyon Road

Laurie Close

36" x 48"
2016
Acrylic on Canvas

This piece speaks of a hazy breeze in the mountains. The use of canvas as a support for this piece allows for a more soft edges.
- Laurie Close

Twisting & Turning

Laurie Close

20" x 20"
2016
Acrylic on Wood

This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color.
- Laurie Close

Knot

Laurie Close

18" x 24"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color.
- Laurie Close

Water Shed

Laurie Close

18" x 24"
2016
Acrylic on Canvas

This work is about bringing back elements of drawing and mark making onto the painted surface. Line and texture are merged with veils of brushed color.
- Ariel Gold

Blue Wave

Laurie Close

30" x 40"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This work was created with the idea of rushing water over rocks.
- Laurie Close

Water Currents

Laurie Close

30" x 40"
2016
Acrylic on Wood

This painting has the energy and movement of a busy city. The colors dominate here, giving the work a high energy presence.
- Laurie Close

Wacky Taffy

Laurie Close

30" x 40"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This work is about movement in the moment. Paint mixes and moves together.
- Laurie Close

Intersecting Planes

Laurie Close

30" x 40"
2015
Acrylic on Wood

This painting has layers that create depth and space as it pertains to the painted surface. There is a dependency on opposing positions finding the right balance, a struggle between order and chaos. Tension is created as hard edges collide with flat space.
- Laurie Close

Piedmont Center for the Arts, Juried Art Show - FIRST PLACE
"The judges said first-place winner Laurie Close's art entitled "Intersecting Planes" is "alive with color and bold strokes ... her work evokes a fresh and enticing take on abstraction.""
Mercury News, January 13, 2016 

 

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