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CAROL GRIFFITH
Columbus, Ohio - United States


, Autumnleaf Auto Show, Landscape, $4,200
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, Parade Series Local Theat, Americana, $12,600
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Artist Statement

My oil paintings are meditations triggered by places or situations in my memory, arrived at through a sort of daydreaming state of mind. I attempt to evoke that mood in the handling of the formal elements of the painting, especially the color and the perspectival point of view. I wish to create both a believable place and the sense of something more significant behind it. The viewer, in contact with the painting and their own memories, may then project into the space and experience the significance that I sensed. This approach has led me to an interest in souvenirs. I see them as an attempt to capture a special place or experience in concrete or symbolic form. By doing paintings of my own remembered places and experiences, I have been following a parallel path. I like the comparison with one purpose of art. I use borders in some of the paintings to function simultaneously as framing devices and as an arena in which to create a dialogue with the internal painting. The borders also extend the meaning of the internal subject. Memories often consist of simultaneous kaleidoscopic vignettes that, in combination, embody the whole, original experience. Each vignette is also rich and full of expanding detail and meaning. It is this multi-faceted effect that I am trying to capture by making each vignette a separate, viable painting that, when linked up with the related paintings, completes the wider and more varied theme. I paint my images from memory. A ...

Original Artworks (20)

Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{AutumnLeaf_Auto_Show-1137614368.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1992
82 x 63 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Sculpture_Garden_Kansas-1137637802.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1984
46 x 46 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Lighthouse_Gallery_and_Gifts-1137630021.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1998
46 x 58 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Parade_Series__part_1-1137632436.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1996
188 x 46 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Parade_Series_part_2-1137632666.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1996
188 x 46 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Parade_Series_Local_Theater-1137632867.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1996
60 x 46 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Handle_with_Care-1137633155.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1987
58 x 46 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Watercolor, size_width{The_Politician-1137633756.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Watercolor, 1992
21 x 14 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Watercolor, size_width{The_Environmentalist-1137635566.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Watercolor, 1992
14 x 22 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Coney_Island-1137636675.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1993
76 x 64 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Not For Sale
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Men_and_the_Sea-1137636886.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1997
36 x 24 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Not For Sale
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Pattern_Painting_Has_No_Content-1137629338.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1985
63 x 55 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Religious_Experience-1137629084.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1988
135 x 61 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Museum_Piece-1137612801.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1990
73 x 71 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Pistol_Petes-1137613049.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Oil Painting, 1992
66 x 48 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Watercolor, size_width{Pattern_Painting_Circularity-1137613269.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Watercolor, 2000
29 x 21 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Watercolor, size_width{Pattern_Painting_Linearity-1137613405.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Watercolor, 2000
29 x 20 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Watercolor, size_width{Pattern_Painting_Abstraction-1137613520.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Watercolor, 2000
21 x 29 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Watercolor, size_width{Pattern_Painting_Fish-1137613616.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Watercolor, 2001
29 x 20 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Carol Griffith, , , Original Watercolor, size_width{Caprice-1137613751.jpg} X
Carol Griffith
Original Watercolor, 2003
332 x 42 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States