Author Archives: grace bomer

Cherry Bounce/The American Elections: An Invitational Exhibit at the William King Museum

Last year, guest curator Eric Drummond Smith invited me to be part of the “historical” show Cherry Bounce/ The American Elections at the William King Museum in Abingdon, VA. It was historical in subject matter–its theme the history of the American … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Painting / “The Fishermen” (2015)

Anatomy commonly relates to the dissection of an animal or plant in order to study its structure. But it is also defined as an analysis or minute examination. This is an analysis of a painting that came to be titled “The Fishermen.” My only regret: I … Continue reading

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Epiphany: “a showing forth” of Jesus

HAPPY NEW YEAR from SOLI DEO GLORIA STUDIO Epiphany is a Christian festival observed on January 6th. It commemorates the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles in the persons of the Magi or Wise men; the Twelfth-day of the Christmas celebration which ends the last … Continue reading

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Moving to Warehouse Studios #6 in Asheville’s River Arts District

I will miss the artists at The Pink Dog Creative, owners Hedy Fisher and Randy Shull, and the space there that David Holt shared so graciously with me since January 2016. Glass Sky Enterprises purchased my former studio at 140 Roberts Street Studio, so … Continue reading

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Advent / Incarnation II

   Advent Celebration The Account of Christ’s birth My painting Variations on a Theme / The Four Evangelists (12 x 12)  seems a fitting image to reference the four gospel accounts of the birth and life and death of Christ Jesus – … Continue reading

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“Babel and The Babe”

This is the title of a small study that sums up my Global City Babel Series about the antithetical war between the words of men (Babel) and the Word of God (The Babe of Bethlehem). I mentioned following up on this painting … Continue reading

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The Presentation

The Presentation 36 x 36 oil and charcoal on canvas This week my painting titled The Presentation found a home in Arlington, Tennessee. Dallas and Stefanie visited my studio in the River Arts District of Asheville earlier in the month and called to tell … Continue reading

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