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"Surfacing"
"Surfacing" Shannon Rasor - New Works
Shannon Rasor
Wednesday - April 10, 2019 - Saturday - May 4, 2019

    

We are pleased to exhibit with a one two punch, former art gallery owners Shannon Rasor in April (April 10 - May 4) and husband Brad Caplis in May (May 8 - June 8).

  

While Brad Caplis (May 8 - June 8) has been a regular and very well liked gallery exhibitor since 2003 with us, this is the first solo exhibit by his wife and business partner Shannon Rasor. Her work will be on exhibit thru May 4th with a few works held over (should there be any left) into May.

  

A lot can be said about an individual who embraces the challenge of being an artist turned gallery owner, turned artist again. The world of art is fickle, subjective and rarely synchronized with business acumen, but when an artist temps fate and immerses themselves into the business of art, combining their creativity and collecting all the knowledge necessary to run a small business successfully when they decide to exit, they do it with a clarity not realized before. They are not only a better artist at understanding the collector or the pedestrian public, but also better at the business of art. Shannon Rasor and Brad Caplis have done just that and success abounds. We look forward to two consecutive months as we exhibit each of them individually.

  

Having exhibited Caplis' work for 16 years and always having Rasor present, the creativity, awareness and maturity of both partner's works are evidence of great past experiences as collectors embrace their works.

  

Rasor brings a contrast of content to Caplis' work with delicate and meditative abstracts, yet the same harmony of pleasant and reflective qualities are synonymous in their works.

  

Rasor's paintings are adventures. Somewhere between abstraction and depiction, her work is her own language. It is a language of appreciation and wonder for the adventure of existence. Fluid and light, her paintings bring the calmness and clarity that she expresses in her personality daily.

  

"In the adventure, I combine the parallel worlds of nature and emotions. They storm or flow depending upon my state of mind, memories, and the willingness of my hand. My work is about constant change and renewal. It is an attempt to convey an idea of a beauty, untamed, and beyond my understanding. The minerals and earth from which paint is derived are revived on canvas to reform their own essence. The process of making the painting is where the true journey lies. Abstraction keeps the secret". Shannon Rasor

  

Shannon Rasor has been a working artist for over twenty years where her experience includes in the studio creating her fine art and in the public where decorative paintings and murals flourish. You can see her work featured on billboards, buses and various venues in the Puget Sound area.

        

Process
36 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2250 US
Balance
36 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2250 US
Expand
36 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2250 US
Depth Perception
36 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2250 US
Memory
36 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2250 US
Element
24 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
 Sold
Dreaming
24 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 1750 US
Restoring
24 x 24 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 1150 US
Essence
48 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2750 US
Anneal
36 x 48 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2750 US
Seek
48 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2750 US
Renew
48 x 36 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
 Sold
Wild Wind
36 x 48 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2750 US
Beneath
20 x 24 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 950 US
Center
12 x 12 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 350 US
Flow
40 x 30 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2100 US
Passion
14 x 20 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 650 US
React
45 x 26 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2050 US
Liberation
21 x 21 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
 Sold
Transcending
55 x 32 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 2850 US
Syncopate
16 x 16 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas
$ 600 US
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