Colleen Reynolds: Figuratively Speaking | Entertainment Picks | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

Colleen Reynolds: Figuratively Speaking 

TUESDAY 2.16

Pin It
Favorite
click to enlarge art10481widea.jpg

Some painters prefer to make the natural landscape their primary subject. Some painters take on the challenges of the human form. And some painters—like Colleen Reynolds—create a unique melding of the two, turning images of people into a kind of impressionistic human landscape.

The new exhibit Figuratively Speaking collects the results of Reynolds’ joined-atthe-hip relationship with her sketchbook, where she gathers a unique variety of images. The people in the oil and watercolor works are sometimes friends, sometimes family members, sometimes complete strangers. Yet they all demonstrate a vibrant, lively sense of their subject (“Moto Boy” is pictured above). Perfect likenesses become less important than framing the characters in the middle of a human moment, whether active or contemplative. Stop in during your next trip to the Main Library and get a peek at the way Reynolds cuts her slices of life.

Colleen Reynolds: Figuratively Speaking @ Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, 801-209- 3062, Feb. 16 – March 13. ArtAtTheMain.com

Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of...

  • Brandon Mull: Beyonders

    Thursday April 14 @ The King’s English Bookshop
    • Apr 14, 2011
  • The Perfect Fit

    Through April 3 @ Kimball Art Center
    • Mar 31, 2011
  • Utah St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

    On Saturday, March 12, the Hibernian Society of Utah's traditional Salt Lake City downtown St. Patrick's Day parade winds through the Gateway from 400 West and 200 North beginning at 10 a.m. ...
    • Mar 11, 2011
  • More »

More by Scott Renshaw

  • Fringe Kiss

    Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival offers a unique incubator for innovative theater.
    • Jul 26, 2017
  • Sheet Happens

    A Ghost Story turns a simple image into a meditation on attachment and mortality.
    • Jul 26, 2017
  • Sips Under the Sea, I Love the ’90s and more

    Are you for a unique new environment in which to enjoy your food and drink?
    • Jul 26, 2017
  • More »

Latest in Entertainment Picks

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

© 2017 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation