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Artist Opening Reception: Mariposa Marangia
August 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Come join us in the Paquette Gallery at the SteamPlant for the opening show of works from artist, Mariposa Marangia. Admission is free. Complimentary beverages and snacks served.
Expressions of Light and Mood
My style of painting is characterized by a loose, semi-abstract style focusing on shapes intending to lead the eye through a composition. I attempt to communicate a feeling about what I observe, rather than depicting an image as it is. Expression is why I paint. My paintings should evoke some sort of memory and/or emotion. As humans, we reflect and give meaning to things we perceive. Sometime the meaning of something is in the feeling of it— like relating to poetry.
The art journey is a never ending process of learning. Every creation leads to insights, new ideas and more curiosity. As long as I am curious, paint, brush, and surface will take me to new places. My works are created outdoors and in the studio. I work from real life, photographs, and from pure imagination. Above all, light and mood drive the focus of my paintings and drawings.
Colorado Watercolor Society
Arvada Fine Arts Guild
Arvada Artist Assembly
Denver Hillside Artist Outdoor Paint/Sketch Group
Exhibition Name: “Poetry of Watercolor”
During the month of August 2019, The Paquette Gallery in Salida Colorado will feature the watercolor paintings of Mariposa Marangia. Mariposa lives in Arvada Colorado. She is a member of the Colorado Watercolor Society; Arvada Fine Art Guild, Arvada Artist Assembly, and Denver Hillside Artist Group. Mariposa’s watercolor paintings are characterized by a loose, semi-abstract style, focusing on the play of light and mood.