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"Serenity: Oil Painting by Barbara Januszkiewicz"
2002-07-05 until 2002-08-05
Art League, Inc.
USA United States of America
The Art League Gallery (Located in the Torpedo Factory) , will be exhibiting Barbara
Januszkiewicz's still-life paintings in July. This solo-artist show named Serenity displays Januszkiewicz's newest works.
From the outset, these works in series seems to be of hybrid style
- realism handled in a impressionist manner. Her works express an
abstract quality with realistic forms and subject matter.
and spontaneous touch dances around her works. The beautiful composition
layouts express thought and an analytical process of observation.
Paradoxically, this technique of spontaneous painting involves
discipline and long training. An interesting part of her work is the
harmony which she creates with placement of objects and the use of
strong colors. The placement of her objects and the outer edges of the
paintings create an interesting relationship. In this series, you can
move from one painting to another finding the same objects wonderfully
rearranged and creatively developed. In each work there is a balance of
shapes and colors. In a short spell, one becomes less aware of the
objects and more of the harmony of the composition and the magic of her
Attracted by her visual talents many collectors have chosen to
include Barbara's works among private and public collections.
Barbara's artworks have also appeared in feature film, cable
and international television formats.
Barbara also uses her art to reach out and help students
focus on creative approaches to problem solving and freeing
"I like to offer my time as an
artist with kids in public
schools," she explains. "Kids
today are at risk of not getting
visual art exposure. So what I
have learned as an artist I try to
share with my students. I
believe in expressing oneself in
art, learning that the techniques
of releasing stress and creating
enjoyable art are all the same."