LAYER, PIECE, LAYER | new works by Poppy Dodge
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EXHIBITION: Sept 17 - October 17th, 2022
ZINC contemporary is proud to present the first in a series of fall virtual exhibitions featuring the works by Petaluma based artist Poppy Dodge.
Entitled LAYER, PIECE, LAYER, these colorful works by Poppy Dodge are a harmonious tribute to improvisational quilting. With an intuitive and process oriented approach, Dodge’s layering of opaque and translucent finishes create abstractions of dizzying effect.
In a compositional language of maximalism, Dodge’s work reflects traveling and memories of places explored as a child. Dodges process involves pulling combs through wet paint to strengthen depth and texture, building line and movement. Warm and cool colors live in a sublime world of texture and strata. These color memories are a central part of her work and convey an optimistic energy.
“I like to think of my work as color celebrations; a stacking of playful color conversations joyfully stitching my life experiences together.” - Poppy Dodge, Artist
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Established in 2013, ZINC contemporary has a reputation for curating compelling exhibitions, championing highly talented artists, and collaborating with collectors to cultivate an experience of connection, curiosity, adventure, and fun!
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Located in Pioneer Square until May of 2022, ZINC contemporary currently presents exhibitions online and participates in a number of art fairs around the country. ZINC contemporary's viewing room is open by appointment.