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SKY DETERMINES, Paintings by Kristin Quinn

November 20, 2017

SKY DETERMINES, featuring the work of Kristin Quinn, opened at Wantoot Gallery on Saturday, October 21st. Kristin is chair of the art department at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa.  Originally from Washington, D.C., Kristin's youth was greatly influenced by her physicist Father. She learned to look at the world through a very inquisitive lens. Why is the sky orange? What caused hail? How are tunnels built under a bay? Kristin still refers to these questions as "tunnel talk" questions. Her paintings start with questions like, How can wind and water be suggested? or What is the color of amber, iron-ore, pollen? The paintings gradually grow in layers, over many months, sometimes years.   "Jacobs Ladder" Mixed media on paper 32"...

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