Looking Between the Lines by Gina Borg - Louie-Meager Art Gallery

Gold shapes squarish on the bottom to diamonds on top in varying shades and hues from dark on bottom to light on top touching on all sides.-Photo by Gina Borg.
  • Exhibit runs: October 3 - November 4, 2016
  • Gallery Reception and Artist Talk: Thursday, October 20, 2016, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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"My paintings are about relationships between colors and light. I want to understand why color has the effect on our psyches that it does. I employ shifts of warm and cool tones within a limited palette, with subtle incremental changes that occur across the canvas. I generally employ a particular type of mark making and build layers over repetitive applications of that mark. Some of my paintings move from dark to light, gradually, in movements over a larger area that eventually transforms to one modulating field. This speaks to my belief in the power of incremental change.

I think I'm trying to make a space where you can slow down and notice subtle things, and notice other relationships and how incremental change multiplied can create dramatic change. To sort of sum it up: I want to create a space that if someone wants to, they can quiet their mind and think about movement, growth, and change. Mostly what I want to create is something very interesting for eyeballs, it's more visual than anything-a visual experience." Gina Borg

Gina Borg lives and works in Oakland, California. She is represented by CULT Gallery. Her work is included in numerous private collections as well as the collection of the Alameda County Arts Commission. Born in 1973 in Sacramento, California, Ms. Borg attended the MFA program in painting at Boston University and received her BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Blue diamond shapes in varying shades and hues touching on all sides.Blue V, oil on canvas, 18 x 18 inches, 2013. -Photo by Gina Borg.
Long diamond shapes exploding from a center point, changing color from dark orange in the center to bright yellow on the outside.Want, oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches, 2014. -Photo by Gina Borg.