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About Emergent Flow Art

Emergent Flow Art is fluid art, generally acrylics on canvas, guided by the concept of becoming, that all things are in a constant state of metamorphosis, continuously becoming something never experienced in the past and impossible to replicate in the future. In fluid art the artist establishes conditions to support becoming. She guides the medium toward an intended aesthetic, but does not ultimately control the process and outcome. Emergent Flow Art is a reflection of intention and stewardship of the environment, materials and mediums as they alchemize to preserve an image that represents a moment in time. Sometimes beauty quickly surfaces with little support; other times works emerge after iterative struggle with heat, moisture, gravity, density, pigment and composition. Emergent Flow starts with color and concept inspirations from nature. Then mediums are mixed and experiments with reactive processes and flow ensue creating initial small pieces. Scaling up comes with an unbounded commitment to enabling the mysteries of the moment to emerge. Each piece includes final embellishments and polishing to honor what has manifested and been preserved. Works are named based on the original inspiration or the feeling that the final expression of becoming evokes. 

EVENTS 

April 28, 2023 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Northside Open Studio Tour. Proud to be part of this inagural community art event in my hometown.  

 

January 31 to March 17, 2023 Corvallis Arts Center Howland Community Open. Lottia I showing and for sale proceeds support community art. 

  

December 16, 2021 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Corvallis Arts Walk. Solo show Salt at The Golden Crane, 110 SW 3rd Street. This water centric collection features work inspired by deep-sea creatures, hydrothermal vents, energetic coastlines, and glacial moraines. Hand painted holiday ornaments and gifts will also be available.  

October 1, 2021 (ongoing) The Golden Crane, Corvallis, Oregon.  Art collection Coconino is on display and for sale.  If you live in the area check out this wonderful boutique that supports local art!

June 2022 (month) Interzone Organic Coffeehouse Café, Corvallis, Oregon. East room art show featuring Emergent Flow!  The coffee, food, music, and art is wonderful in this fiercely independent spot.  

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