Co-op Gallery – July 2016

jill jensen art

“Summer Hot Spots”
First Friday July 1, 5:30-8pm
Featured Artist – Jill Jensen

Gallery Hours:
Thursday – Sunday, 12-4pm

“Summer Hot Spots”opens at the Riverviews Artist’s Co-op Gallery on July 1 and runs through August 28. Jill Jensen is our Featured Artist for July. Her work can be seen on the back panels as you walk through the gallery.

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“Cape May, NJ”, by Karen Bowden
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“Valley Trees”, by David Eakin
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“Icarus”, by Jill Jensen, fiber art
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“Japanese Maple”, by Jill Jensen, fiber art
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“Any Other”, by Jill Jensen, fiber art

JILL JENSEN BIO

My work combines my love of bold graphic images and intense color.  Woodcut printing  provides me with the opportunity to create very bold images with sharp contours and positive and negative spaces.  I enjoy the process of designing and carving the wood printing plates.  Printing these plates, some of which are quite large onto white fabric provides its own unique challenges compared to printing on paper.  I then complete my vision with the application of color through paint.  In this way, I can combine the crisp black images with flowing color. Stitching adds the final part of the process.  I use matching or contrasting thread to enhance the imagery in piece.  Read more…

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