Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2009
Abstract painter Debbie T. Davies will exhibit her spiral paintings in a group show entitled Never Think Small from October 3rd - 25th at Climate Gallery 37-24 24th Street Suite #406 in Long Island City. The opening reception is on Saturday October 3rd from 6pm-9pm. The show exhibits paintings all within a 12" x 12" size limitation, and represents a wide variety of painting styles.
Decidedly abstract expressionist, painter Debbie Davies' work is meditative and tactile. The mixed media pieces use eco-friendly materials such as crushed pumice, garnet ore, and mica flakes to create heavy texture. Fans of the artist are especially drawn to the artists commitment to using the greenest materials possible and the nature-based subject matter.
Miss Davies (http://www.debbiedavies.net) has been drawn to the spiral form for many years. Spirals are a common iconographic motif throughout the Earth's cultures, and the form is found everywhere in nature and is prevalent in our universe. Living things such as the Nautilus, fiddleheads, vines, snakes, take the form of the spiral. Galaxies and weather phenomenon such as hurricanes and tornadoes fall naturally into the spirals. Spirals appear in the petroglyphs of Ometepe Island, Nicaragua and in the Dropa stones of Baia-Kara-Ula, China. Spirals are common in Celtic art, and in the religious art of Buddhism and Catholicism.
Miss Davies series of spiral paintings have been exhibited internationally in London, Kyoto, Berlin, Toyko, and New York. She lives and works in New York, with a studio in Tribeca. Many are familiar with her work through the annual Tribeca Open Artist Studio Tours.
Climate Gallery is run by Herman James and Whitey Flagg. Climate Gallery expresses a commitment to new and established artists by presenting unjuried exhibitions. Herman James is an artist who has shown widely in the U.S. and in the E.U. including Berlin and Paris. His work is included in collections in New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, Paris, Munich, and elsewhere. Whitey Flagg is an artist and independent curator, and has also been a gallerist in Paris, New York, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Seattle. He was highly influential in the creation of the long running multi-media event Welcome to the Plastic Factory in Los Angeles,and was also one of the original founders of Ivy Paris.
For additional information contact: Debbie T. Davies 368 Broadway Suite 510, New York, NY 10013