Marie Suprenant is our featured artist today! Marie’s deep, moody artworks often use dark blots of ink or washes of oil paint to call familiar images to mind, or let the viewer contemplate the unknown.
Many of Marie’s works have the feeling of ink blots, with titles that stir a recognition of an indescribable form. I quite enjoy Marie’s black and white works, such as her Gris series from winter of 2015. Where other artist's create pastel landscapes, Marie here uses washes of black ink are combined with grey, white and black pastel in strange compositions that remind me of barren trees in a snowy landscape.
In her 2014 series Le Réel Tombe de Ciel, Marie uses oil on paper in thin, quick marks layered over each other many times. The effect is blurred and soft, like pollen and yet the colours lend a different mood to each individual piece.