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Kristen Guest Studio & Fine Art Gallery

Eye Spy No.6

Eye Spy No.6

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ABOUT

5 x 5 inches
mixed media on panel
original abstract art by Kristen Guest
2023

INSPIRATION

The "Eye Spy" miniature series was inspired by my mother-in-law who loves a fun and unique eyeglass frame, usually with two on her head at all times. Backgrounds were first gilded with bronze pigment for a gold leaf look before working with dry media, oils, and cold wax medium.

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Artist

Kristen Guest

I'm a landscape lover pulling inspiration from regional areas and nature for my creative choices; translating the beauty and atmospheric feeling of these places into marks, color, and texture that often result in dramatic shapes, gestural lines, and visual tension.

Though I use reference photos that I’ve taken from my travels for inspiration in the studio, I don't always focus on creating a loose rendition of a photo. Sometimes I will instead deconstruct the image in a very abstract way and infuse my painting with the feeling or ‘mood’ of these places, creating a comforting familiarity or nostalgia for viewers who have also visited and escaped to these iconic destinations.

Most of my travels take me to two regions that couldn’t be more opposite: the SoCal desert and Hawaii. Aside from their differences, they have one alluring thing in common: time has a way of standing still and you find yourself getting lost in your surroundings. It’s that feeling of being away on vacation—relaxing, wandering, exploring, indulging—that I enjoy “bottling up” into my work.

– Kristen Guest