Piece description from the artist
This is a new piece continuing an exploration of space within the surface of the materials and color all relating to one another. After using more white space in the past this painting starts to bring back more color into it. There are different handmade papers here and the the color, use of tacks, and the ribbon on the left are all playful next to juxtaposing one another.
Joyce Pommer was born in Quincy, Massachusetts and studied at The Academy of Art in San Francisco, The Art Institute of Boston and the Art Students League in New York City. She has exhibited widely in solo and group shows in New York and across the country and her work is in numerous private collections.
Pommer’s striking abstract mixed media paintings originate from a spontaneous process using acrylic, gesso, different papers, fabrics and materials collaged onto surfaces of canvas, metal or wood to create depth and movement in the space.
Joyce lives and works in New York City and she is a new member of "ArtTable":http://www.arttable.org/index.cfm?ccache=1&CFID=31896492&CFTOKEN=56ab78ef319c9cf6-C945FDEE-0D8F-736E-1A4406D0E294C61E&jsessionid=8430c59bcd994de97cd66e5e2e2207d72693.
Inspired by the early "Abstract Expressionists":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abstract_expressionism, Pommer is seeking the emotion and spirit of the painting by way of the unconscious and spiritual. A new association with the "Japanese floating":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukiyo-e master painters is assisting her in the way the imagery moves or floats through the space and relates to one another.