Senior Exhibition 2004 Ann Schwed
      When I first started this new way of working, I was very unsure of what I was doing. Making abstract art, much like anything else you do in life, requires you to create your own language. Following your progression and being able to step back and see that you have grown as an artist and as a person, is what this show is about. I am very glad to admit that I made some unsightly work, because without that work I would not have learned the process or even be able to know the difference between the good and the bad. In short, I would not be where I am today.

      I want you, as the viewer looking at these pieces, to be able to take away what you want. I realize abstract art is difficult for some people to look at and/or understand; my work is not meant to be painful, but rather an enjoyable new experience. The content of these paintings is very personal and represents an internal dialogue. It took me a long time to let go of the thought that I had to search for answers, and consequently, I had some terrible ideas. It was when I let go of the ideas that I made something worthwhile. So, as the artist, I just want you to look for something that you can relate to and enjoy in my paintings.

Image, Injunction, 24 x 36, mixed media
Injunction, 24" x 36", mixed media
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144Click ThumbnailRust24 x 36mixed media
145Click ThumbnailSewn Pieces (Series of 6)20 x 22 eachmixed media
146Click ThumbnailInjunction38 x 26mixed media
147Click ThumbnailIce24 x 36mixed media
148Click ThumbnailScratch26 x 38mixed media
149Click ThumbnailKayak24 x 36mixed media
150Click ThumbnailMishap24 x 36mixed media
Intoduction Megan Abrahamsen Beth Barnes Ryan Cohen Melanie Finlayson Michael Gallagher
Heather Gordon Scott Heydrick James Juron Tina LaMour Robert Lewis JP Manke
Andrew McGill Erica Mousseau Sean Otto Lisa Porto James Ryan Ann Schwed
Michael Shanley Lindsey Shrier Lauren Summerville Erick Von Hoffmann Andrew Watson Elizabeth Wilde
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