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JUNE STRATTON: IN THE GARDEN EXHIBITION

My paintings are imagined blends of beauty and nature. These paintings are often intentionally idealized representations of emotional impressions from my dreams – entwined with elements of the earth, sky and water that surround my real world. I use symbols and my feminine viewpoint to tell a very loose, abstracted narrative. As in my dreams, my muses cannot see all things, are sometimes unable to speak and frequently appear to be floating.

I add silver to my paintings because the finished image reflects the ambient light that surrounds it. This makes the artwork change visually depending on the perspective of the viewer. This, I think, adds to the ethereal quality of my subjects’ stories.

June Stratton "Seahorse Sound", Oil and Silver Leaf, 36 x 48
June Stratton "Seahorse Sound", Oil and Silver Leaf, 36 x 48
June Stratton, "Terre Verte" Oil and Silver Leaf, 36 x 36
June Stratton, "Terre Verte" Oil and Silver Leaf, 36 x 36
June Stratton, "Pearls in Blue" Oil and Silver Leaf, 12 x 12
June Stratton, "Pearls in Blue" Oil and Silver Leaf, 12 x 12
June Stratton, "Beach Dreams" Oil and Silver Leaf, 12 x 12
June Stratton, "Beach Dreams" Oil and Silver Leaf, 12 x 12

ABOUT THE ARTIST

June Stratton is a native of Northern California's Bay Area where she attended the College of Fine Arts and Crafts in Oakland until 1979. She currently lives and works in Savannah Georgia. With a 25-year span of successful exhibitions, her works have been acquired by many major collections including Bank of America, US Department of State, The Mayo Clinic and Texaco Incorporated.

 

June Stratton: In the Garden

April 8, 2017 - May 6, 2017
Distinction Gallery  Escondido, CA

FRAMING PRESENTATION - FLOATER FRAME WITH CRADLE

Profile: 122 Wood: Ash Finish: 05 picked white with black interior
Profile: 122 Wood: Ash Finish: 05 picked white with black interior