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Artist MARJORIE SAYER


An example of fine art by MARJORIE SAYER

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.marjoriesayerartist.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $800.00 - $15,000.00
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Biography


Marjorie Sayer’s goal is to explore ways to experiment with the figure and landscape in different spatial relationships.  She wants the figure to exist and be recognizable but gradually become more abstract by bold strokes of color and gesture.  The finished paintings are a result of numerous layers of paint creating a sense of tension between areas of lightness and heaviness, having human forms that seem to emerge, then disappear.   “I love the expressive tactile quality that I arrive at by using Impasto oil paint applied with a palette knife.  The creation of the painting is rapid and the result is texture and exhilaration,“ she says.   Her response to both the figure and to landscape is immediate. It is visceral.   Charcoal highlights the gesture in mark making.    She says that landscapes are another matter; they embrace the ground, sky, barns and are joyful and rich with color.
 
Ms. Sayer received her BFA from Cornell University, with a semester abroad at the University of Florence, Italy.  She studied for her Masters in History of Art at NYU and the University of Munich, Germany;  painted at Arts Student League in NYC.  She studied at the  DeCordova Member of the Fine Arts Society of Sarasota and Chair of Programs for the Women Contemporary University, Ithaca, NY                                    June 2003
Cambridge Health Associates, MA                                June 2007
Windham Art Gallery:  Abstract Group Show               July 2007
                                        Inner Rhythms                        November 2007
                                        Black and White                   January 2008
                                        Works on Paper                          April 2008
Latchis Hotel, Brattleboro                                                 December 2007-February 2008
ILLUMINATIONS,  Massachusetts General Hospital
                                    Cancer Center                        June-September 2008
C X Silver Gallery  Brattleboro VT                                    November 2008
Adagio, Brattleboro, VT                                                December 2008-January 2009
West Brattleboro Meeting House                                  June-July 2009
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