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Kristen T Woodward - Artists2artists Resident Curator

Welcome to my page. My name is Kristen T Woodward, and I am the official resident curator for Artists2artists. Please view my short bio below:

A Professor of Art at Albright College in Reading, PA, I have exhibited my mixed media paintings and drawings in over 150 venues since 1990.  I currently teach introductory through advanced levels of undergraduate printmaking & painting, including oil and water media, and encaustic. I also team teach interdisciplinary courses on Latin American graphic art, and gender and the visual arts.

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Resident Curator commented on An'Angelia Thompson's photo

Ebony Goddess

"Curator’s Comments: The gorgeous color in the skin tomes of Ebony Goddess caught my attention today, despite the painting being created, and posted, many years ago.  The violet undertones create smooth shadow and depth, and complement the…"
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West Franklyn St

"Curator’s Comments: Welcome to the site!  I’m particularly enamored with the photograph entitled West Franklyn Street, which has a fresh, unique approach to urban space.  The seemingly semi-transparent layering of natural…"
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Gypsy Pop Art Pup - SOLD

"Curator’s Comments: I see Gypsy Pop Art Pup was created (and sold) some years back, but it caught my attention today when it appeared randomly on the site.  The graphic nature of the image’s value and color pattern set it apart from…"
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Resident Curator commented on DENNIS A. DEZMAIN's photo


"Hi Dennis,  It's always a pleasure to see your new work.  Thanks for sharing it on the site!"
Aug 12
Resident Curator commented on DENNIS A. DEZMAIN's photo


"Curator’s Comments: Thank you for bringing this new sculpture to my attention!  I’d like to think I’ve grown sensitive to the nuances in your body of work over time, detecting aesthetic shifts within your very broad and…"
Aug 8
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Resident Curator commented on Scott Smith's photo

Said the Crow on the Cradle 6

"Curator’s Comments: Said the Crow on the Cradle 6 came to my attention today, though it was posted some time ago.  I concur with the other artists who’ve commented in the past on the enigmatic quality of the shadowy…"
Aug 6
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At 9:29am on March 18, 2019, DENNIS A. DEZMAIN said…

At 11:13am on August 31, 2017, Wendy James said…

Many thanks for your kind review of The Greedy.  I am immersed in the very slow process of understanding this complicated poem Commedia, looking at the distant past, how it relates to the alarming present and the personal.  In these my late years it would be amusing to eventually arrive at Paradiso.  The Greedy, as I recall, is commenting on materialism.

At 8:18pm on September 22, 2016, Wendy James said…

Dear Kristen

I liked your suggestion about the Red Queen/White Queen possibly being a split personality.  Perhaps on some level I am expressing that.  However the real reason is not as interesting..perhaps.  "Alice though the Looking Glass" has always been a favorite of mine, very quotable with interesting insights.  The most interesting, to me, is when she is on a hill and looks over the fields, woods and streams below.  She exclaims "why it is a huge game of chess being played over the whole world" (something like that").  I think "yes indeed".  So the painting is based on a chess board but I wanted to break it down and not make it so rigid.  I tried to figure out, more or less how the moves might work out, for example the knight has moved from his starting spot to forth spot from the left second row down.  The whole piece could be savagely taken apart if one is a chess player.  Different images play the queen, king etc, the pawns remain the same.  That is where the fun was for me.

Come to think of it I have not really answered your question. Of course in chess they are in opposition but perhaps they also can represent the split personality. 

It may need further work.


At 7:27pm on September 21, 2016, Wendy James said…

Many thanks for your kind review of White Queen/Red Queen.  It is very interesting to read a review of a work and consider ideas that I had not previously thought of.

Wendy James  

At 6:29am on May 4, 2016, B a r b a r a Schneider said…

Dear Resident Curator, Kristen T Woodward: 

Thank you for your interest & review!

At 6:38pm on February 17, 2016, Renuka Pillai said…

Sorry about that, certainly miss your excellent comment.

At 1:12am on November 27, 2015, Candace Doub said…

Thanks, again, for your complimentary review of "Harnessing the Wind". It was so kind of you to bring my art to the attention of others. I am so appreciative!

At 3:50pm on December 2, 2014, Edward A Kingsbury III said…
Thank you! For the great review!
At 11:13am on October 31, 2014, mike giese said…

Thanks for the great comments on the slugger, really insightful !!!! 

At 12:07pm on September 9, 2014, Stef Duffy said…

Great Work.....:) Stef


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