My purpose is to abstract the soul essence from a word, a feeling, an object. Personal meaning evolves which is translated through line, shape, color, or movement into a full expression. My hand and heart journey together across the page with navigational input from my head. Unlikely colors are juxtaposed to achieve interesting effects. Gestures react to one another bringing the composition to fruition. Many times I will add a texture to enhance the work. It is exciting to explore the qualities particular to pastels combining them with other materials to produce surprising results.
Renée S. Englander has been an artist for over four decades. She started as a painter of realistic subjects with much success. After seven years she found that she could not express herself fully and entered the world of abstract art where her love of color, pattern, and texture came together. She exhibits in juried shows and continues to have solo exhibitions. Her studies at the Art Students League in Manhattan and The Woodstock School of Art have had the most profound influence on her work. A highlight of her career was to exhibit in the Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea in Florence, Italy.
A Joyful Noise
Pastel (32.25 x 25.25) $900 (Framed)
Pastel on paper (20.75 x 12.25) $500 (Unframed)
Play With Me
Pastel on paper (10 x 10) $350 (Unframed)