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CURTIS WOODY

Curtis Woody refers to his artworks as “mixed media quilt paintings.’ In his words: The beauty of mixed media art is the flexibility it offers to start with things around you and expand from there. As a mixed media painter, I juxtapose these visual elements into a language of moods and reactions that allow for the viewer’s own interpretations.”  Woody’s mixed media quilt paintings start with hand cut museum board blocks that are painted, embellished, scratched and merged together to form extremely well-composed, thought provoking collages that are not terribly pre-planned, but rather, let the feelings and emotions of the overall design dictate how each block fits together. Woody allows the colors, patterns and textures to direct these compositions. Mediums may include acrylics, pastel, graphite, texture crackle, watercolor or clay paint. Sometimes, Woody also incorporates beads, rope, paper, grommets, fabric, hot glue or various other objects. Many of his pieces include replicas of vintage newspaper advertisement, newspaper articles, or photographs – all included because they accentuate the composition, while adding a symbolic richness to the work. The result is a work that strikes the balance between spontaneity and a carefully planned composition of historical relevance.

 


We Hold These Truths
Mixed Media Quilt Painting
32” x 32” Framed
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My Soul has Grown Deep
Mixed Media Quilt Painting
48” x 16”, framed

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ZENITH GALLERY est. 1978
TWO LOCATIONS:
UPPER NORTHWEST GALLERY: 1429 Iris Street, NW,  Washington DC 20012       MAP
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 12:00 - 6:00 pm, Or by appointment 
DOWNTOWN GALLERY: 1111 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004       MAP
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am - 7 pm, Saturdays 8 am - 4 pm
(On Saturday Enter on 12th St. NW DC 20004; Knock and a guard will let you in.)
Tel: 202-783-2963      Email: art@zenithgallery.com