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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Rebecca Kinkead

Rebecca Kinkead

b.  1968, Natick, Massachusetts


1998   BA     Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
1997   MS     Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
1990   BA      University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Awards and Fellowships

2004    Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Fellowship in Rural Ireland, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, Ireland
1998    Merit Award, Centennial Student Union Exhibition, Minnesota State University
1997    Best of Show, Prairie Lakes Regional Exhibition, Arts and Heritage Center, St. Peter, MN
1997    Best of Show, and Merit Award, Centennial Student Union Exhibition, Minnesota State University

The smallest things are often what connect us as human beings. 
Moments of anticipation, tenderness, and personal triumph are realities we share. 

These paintings are based on memories, both personal and borrowed. 
They are an attempt to explore a collective human experience.

Details and features remain ambiguous, inviting the viewer to seek something of themselves in the work.

The figure (human and animal) has provided a generous vehicle for color, form and surface to evolve. 
Paint and wax are layered, dripped and scraped to create a sense that the subject is still emerging…   
 still 'becoming'.
 -- rebecca kinkead


Kat Mckown Art said...

Brilliant! I love your style!

artodyssey said...

Thanks for comment Kat :) I'm glad you like it !


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