The Charleston Artist Guild is pleased to announce Flo Ulrich as the Featured Artist for the month of April. Her exhibit, New Horizons, is an exhibit of abstracted landscapes. The works are not identifiable as particular places; they are intended to recall our shared experiences of the environment we inhabit, escape to, and through which we renew ourselves. Using oil paint, paint sticks, cold wax medium, unorthodox application tools, and other media, layers are built up and excavated to develop the complex yet simple atmospheres that embody these works. The journey into the landscape is calming, invigorating, and part of our common experience.
Flo has studied with internationally known painters and has been fortunate to have completed residencies in Washington state and Scotland. She grew up in the wide-open vistas of central Texas and believes the horizon has always been integral in her work. Ulrich states, “I paint to unearth the unseen from the familiar. I look to the edge and strive to uncover the texture of the horizon. I want you to slow down and experience the complicated simplicity of the world through my eyes. I want to help you to stop. See. Zoom in. Zoom out.”
Please join us for the opening reception, which is open to the public, on Friday, April 6, 2018, at the Charleston Artist Guild Gallery from 5-8 pm. The gallery, located at 160 East Bay Street, is open daily from 11-6pm. Sales made at the gallery support the nonprofit Guild’s community outreach work.