Bits ‘n’ Pieces: Vancouver artist looks to night skies for her inspiration
May 2, 2015 - Supermoon
“Night Sky, Full”
Deep blue skies and shining moonscapes have turn artist Christine Eagon‘s latest passion.
The longtime Vancouver photographer and painter found impulse for her new uncover during Angst Gallery from looking during a skies while roving in Europe.
“While roving in England, we used a round design as a apparatus to see a landscape and harmonise a painting,” Eagon said. “It was as if we were looking by a telescope or camera lens to align my focus.”
Eagon has been roving to Europe given 1990, mostly to revisit a crony in England, a 66-year-old said.
The sky looks a bit opposite to her over there, she added.
“The face on a moon seems slanted only somewhat different,” Eagon said. “I adore roving there. Some of a places I’ve seen a sky from are ancient rite landscapes, a moors, Avebury Stone Circle.”
Her show, that runs by May 30, will prominence works that “express my tie to a expansiveness and mysteries of a universe,” she said.
Leah Jackson, owners of Angst, pronounced she’s desired examination Eagon grow as an artist over a past several decades.
Eagon’s work has been renouned during a gallery in past shows, Jackson said.
“Her work has always intrigued me,” Jackson said. “When we initial met her she was doing Polaroid transfers and training a category on that.”
That form of art is finished by pulling detached present photos or other media and dire them on paper or another medium.
“She’s taught a lot of Polaroid send classes in a area,” Jackson said. “No dual transfers ever come out a same — even if a images are a same. It’s an engaging medium.”
Some of Eagon’s work in a new uncover includes Polaroid transfers, though many are paintings, Jackson said.
“She uses some paints that have a kind of luminescence,” Jackson said. “It brings a heat to some of her work.”
Some of a new works are round images of a super moon rising in a Pacific Northwest and starry skies.
“I’m beholden for a refreshing and pretentious night sky putting on a best light show, and a puzzling landscape of stand circles,” Eagon said. “Locally, we have seen Perseid meteor showers, a super moon rising as a object set on a setting of a Pacific Ocean, and many memorable and shining starry nights. My round paintings are desirous by these clear experiences.”
Along with a gallery exhibit, that is open during 1015 Main St. from noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays by May, Eagon will also give a speak about her art. The harangue is from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 16.
Eagon will also be on palm for a shutting celebration from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 30.
“Those will be good chances to discuss with a artist and learn some-more about her work,” Jackson said.
About 25 pieces will be on arrangement by a month.
“I consider her work is fantastic,” Jackson said. “I wish everybody will come by to have a look.”
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