Acclaimed painter Anne Lincoln will exhibit her latest collection of landscape paintings at Gallery 1855 (820 Pole Line Road, Davis, CA) throughout the month of November. A special fall afternoon artist reception will be held Sunday, November 5th from 1-4:00 pm. “Passages” masterfully captures the colors and atmosphere of the local California landscape from the Yolo Bypass to the rocky coast. Anne has an uncanny ability to capture the color harmonies found in nature. She carefully selects patterns of light, value, and color creating a sense of light and space.
“While passages can mean a path or journey, it can can also refer to a detail in a work of art. A sense of a voyage, of finding my way from soft colors and a realistic approach to a more saturated, layered palette with simplified shapes, has been my road to travel in this show.
The beginning of a more specific idea, that of movement either in style or color or subject probably started back in the 1980’s while I was driving a lonely stretch of highway from the flats of Bakersfield to the rocky shore of Morro Bay. The winding and dipping of the road reminded me of the ribbon striped candy by Grandfather would give to me at Christmas. I’ve always thought of that trip as the Ribbon Candy Road adventure, and it is the inspiration for my painting of that name which is in this show. For me, “Passages” will bring back fond memories as well as remind me of the ups and downs and new challenges a painter will experience.” Anne Lincoln
Anne Lincoln is originally from Gary, Indiana but moved to California in her teens. She has called Davis her home for the past forty-years. She has experimented with different art mediums over the years, but she found her true passion in oil painting eight years ago. Anne paints on thick birch panels specially made in Oregon. The wood is prepared with a minimum of five layers of surface preparation before the first stroke of color.Anne work has been shown in many local gallery exhibitions such as Davis Art Center, Pence Gallery, I-House, Hallmark Inn, Yolo Basin Foundation and many others. Her works have also been included in many corporate and private collections. More details about the artist can be found at www.annelincoln.com.
Gallery 1855 is a non-profit contemporary art gallery located at the scenic Davis Cemetery District. A full listing of events can be found at www.daviscemetery.org