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Found in Nature: Landscape Exhibition

October 20, 4:00 pm6:00 pm


Found in Nature, an exhibition by Martha Mans, Cynthia Young, and Kurt Meer.

Owen Contemporary Gallery is thrilled to announce an exciting landscape show featuring the works of artists Martha Mans, Cynthia Young, and Kurt Meer. The exhibition, set to open on October 20, 2023, will present a captivating collection of landscape artworks, showcasing the artists’ unique perspectives and mastery of their craft. Martha Mans will be participating in the annual Historic Paint and Sculpt Out during the day on October 21 from 11-3 pm.

Martha Mans is an exceptional painter who depicts bold and expressive landscapes that capture raw beauty in our world. Mans’ artistic style is characterized by vibrant colors, dynamic brushstrokes, and a fearless approach to capturing scenery. With each stroke of her brush, Mans brings forth movement and vitality, igniting a visceral response within the viewer. With a strong passion for the outdoors, Mans seeks to convey the untamed energy of the natural world onto her canvas. Through her distinct style, Mans pushes the boundaries of traditional landscape painting, infusing her works with an intense charge.

Cynthia Young captures the essence of the natural world through her evocative artwork. With a focus on the subtleties of the environment, Young’s artworks reflect a deep appreciation for the harmony and balance found in nature. With an enticing blend of colors and light, Young brings forth life into her pieces. Each painting becomes a testament to the transient nature of light, as it dances across the canvas evoking a myriad of emotions within the viewer. In essence, Cynthia’s landscape paintings transcend just representation: they become gateways to a realm where viewers can rediscover their own appreciation for nature.

Kurt Meer is widely recognized for his breathtaking landscapes that capture the tranquility of nature with a remarkable blend of precision and emotion. Through his art, he transports viewers to serene and captivating environments. Meer elicits a sense of serenity and wonder offering viewers a moment of respite from the chaos of everyday life. His use of soft nuanced brushwork and delicate color palette invite contemplation and reflection. His work serves as a reminder of the enduring power and profound beauty of nature, urging viewers to embrace the awe that can be found in even the simplest of landscapes. Whether it’s a serene coastal scene or a peaceful meadow he spends countless hours studying the unique characteristics of each setting. With a deep connection to the environment, Kurt translates his experiences onto canvas with authenticity and reverence.


October 20
4:00 pm—6:00 pm
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