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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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Floral Bride

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Floral Bride

"Lovely work, I enjoy the portrait and hands"
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adam and eve selfie

"Curator’s Comments:   Adam and Eve Selfie is mystifying in both its unforeseen humor and visceral connections. The colors and textures form a raw and satisfying blend of contrasting mixed media paint and collage surfaces.  The large…"
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Dinner at the Red Light

"Curator’s Comments:   The monoprint Dinner at the Red Light has surprising precision and detail coupled with more spontaneous solvent splatters in the background.  I appreciate the sumptuous color palette that balances the saturated…"
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number 11

"Curator’s Comments:   This beautiful image from 2012 resurfaced on the site today, and I’m pleased to take in the unexpected angles.  The photograph is surprisingly divided into roughly equal halves, but the slant of the wall…"
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Winners and Losers - detail

"Curator’s Comments: I’ve admired your artist’s books and rich mixed media constructions in the past, and today revisited your body of work with greater admiration for Winners and Losers. I like that the red box container unfolds to…"
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"Curator’s Comments: I'm attracted to this portrait that came up on the site today (designated 03).  The fleshy gestural marks poetically blur the identity of the figure, while maintaining an ephemeral physical presence.…"
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Petaluma Pondscape I

"Curator’s Comments: Viewing Petaluma Pondscape (1) recently enabled me to revisit your lush and sometimes mysterious landscapes.  The dramatic tree reflections on the pale blue pond water exquisitely contrast the linear patterns of the…"
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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.

Wendy

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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