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Plattsburgh State Art Museum
Joseph C. & Joan T. Burke Gallery
And Myers Lobby Gallery
April 12 – May 17, 2014
Quiet Moment, 2013, oil pastel on paper, 19 x 15”Senior B.F.A. Exhibition 2014

Elle Needham

My art is about intuitive response and calculated finish. The first marks I set to my paper, panel or matrices are quick and searching. I carefully attend to the gaze of my subjects to discover which colors will evoke the emotions I see in them. Once I have found the right colors I slow down my process. To finish my work, I know patience and calculation will preserve the integrity of my initial response. In all my art, I begin consumed with a necessity to discover the colors to convey my subjects’ innermost feelings. Through these choices I hope viewers will have their own moments of emotional reflection.

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Quiet Moment, 2013
oil pastel on paper
19 x 15”
Image: I Will Never Truly Understand
I Will Never Truly Understand, Fall 2013
oil on masonite
Image: More Going On Than is On The Surface
More Going On Than is On The Surface, Spring 2014
oil on wood
Image: Pride
Pride, Spring 2014
oil pastel on paper
Image: A New Day, A New Fear
A New Day, A New Fear, Spring 2014
oil pastel on paper
Image: It Runs in the Family, Mom and Spencer
It Runs in the Family, Mom and Spencer, Fall 2013
lithographic ink, Rives BFK paper
Image: It Runs in the Family, Elle and Coo
It Runs in the Family, Elle and Coo, Fall 2013
lithographic ink, Rives BFK paper
Image: It Runs in the Family, Cassandra and Her Pig
It Runs in the Family, Cassandra and Her Pig, Spring 2014
lithographic ink, Rives BFK paper
Image: It Runs in the Family, Nick and Buffalo
It Runs in the Family, Nick and Buffalo, Spring 2014
lithographic ink, Rives BFK paper
Image: Looking Down on the Things That Get You Down
Looking Down on the Things That Get You Down, Spring 2014
oil pastel on paper
Image: Happy Speaking to You
Happy Speaking to You, Spring 2014
oil pastel on paper
Image: Hindsight
Hindsight, Spring 2014
oil pastel on paper
Image: Quiet Moment
Quiet Moment, Fall 2013
oil pastel on paper
Image: Contemplative No. 2
Contemplative No. 2, Fall 2013
etching ink, Rives BFK paper
Image: Light Becomes You
Light Becomes You, Fall 2013
oil on masonite
Image: She Has a Warmth About Her
She Has a Warmth About Her, Spring 2014
oil on wood

April Blaise
Mark Bondi
Matthew Butterly
Jen DeMattio
Justin Gunnell
Rachele Holt
Jeannie Howard
Emma Huneck
Jocelyn Jabaut
Leah Junquera
Kyle Keswick
Sarah Perera
Manuel Santiago III
Kelly Schoonbeck
Chelsea Thew
Zachary Thomas

This exhibition is funded in part by the Student Association, Winkel Endowment, Friends of Art, and the State of New York

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