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Photograph of Artist K. MARKLEY-READE
K. MARKLEY-READE
Baltimore, Maryland - United States


, Untitled, Abstract Figurative, Request Price
, My Moon 1, Abstract Figurative, Request Price
, Bog Roots, Abstract, Request Price

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Artist Statement

ARTIST STATEMENT Kathy Markley "The job of the Artist is always deepen the mystery." Francis Bacon Art is about communicating, first of all, with self and later the listener, the viewer. It is about communicating through emotions in one form or another, reaching out and if successful, connecting with and resonating with-in the viewer. I want to create this sort of communication by presenting paintings that are open ended, open to the viewers entering, engagement and imagination. I am after a presence that transcends whatever illusion suggests itself, a presence that constitutes the expression of the painting. What the viewer sees', reads, connects with, perhaps recognizes, his or her own meaning, depends on that persons' experiences. There is a certain amount of illusion of physical space and form, which serves as metaphor for what intriques me most- exploration of the landscape, the environment, it's complexities, it's enigma. I paint " Not the thing, but the effect it produces." to quote the french writer Mallarme. What this "effect" means to me is the emotional response to a place, an event, a person; Of course this occurs from whatever is retained with-in me, from experience, observation, perception and/or impression. We are part of nature physically and/or spiritually. I make reference to physical nature as metaphor for alluding to the psychologically complex and mysterious landscape of the human condition and experience, it's ambiguities, its' ambivilences- in essence, nature as reflection of ...   Read More

Original Artworks (10)

K. Markley-Reade; Untitled, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches.
K. Markley-Reade
Original Oil Painting, 2007
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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K. Markley-Reade; Along The Wooded Area, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches.
K. Markley-Reade
Original Oil Painting, 2007
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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K. Markley-Reade; Untitled Male Figure, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 36 inches.
K. Markley-Reade
Original Oil Painting, 2007
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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K. Markley-Reade; untitled, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 36 inches.
K. Markley-Reade
Original Oil Painting, 2006
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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K. Markley-Reade; untitled, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 36 inches.
K. Markley-Reade
Original Oil Painting, 2006
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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K. Markley-Reade; My Moon 1, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 40 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  this painting is the first in the my moon series. ...
K. Markley-Reade
Original Oil Painting, 2006
40 x 36 inches (101.6 x 91.4 cm)
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K. Markley-Reade; Bog Roots, 2000, Original other, 36 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 allegorical, metaphoric aquatic environments/ human nature. ...
K. Markley-Reade
Original , 2000
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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K. Markley-Reade; Under Growth, 2000, Original Mixed Media, 36 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 allegorical, metaphoric aquatic environment/ human nature. ...
K. Markley-Reade
Original Mixed Media, 2000
36 x 30 inches (91.4 x 76.2 cm)
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K. Markley-Reade; Take Hold, 2000, Original Mixed Media, 10 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 allegorical, metaphoric aquatic environments/ human nature. ...
K. Markley-Reade
Original Mixed Media, 2000
10 x 40 inches (25.4 x 101.6 cm)
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K. Markley-Reade; water willow, 2000, Original Mixed Media, 18 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 allegoricalenvi, metaphoric aquatic environment...
K. Markley-Reade
Original Mixed Media, 2000
18 x 40 inches (45.7 x 101.6 cm)
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