Whitney Heavey

About the Artist

Whitney Alexanderson Heavey loves painting the environment around her, whether it is the ocean, or a forest of trees or, simply, the feel of the air on a crisp autumn day.

ARTIST’S STATEMENT

My paintings are a celebration of the ever-changing colors in the New England landscape.  Using the framework of a landscape composition, I strive to paint with a rhythm which results in layers of color until the surface has a buzz that makes the landscape come alive.  I like to experiment with the boundaries of color.  The palette of my paintings usually begins as a mood, or a reflection of something I’ve seen, and evolves with the process of painting.  My paintings are intended to have a powerful impact on the viewer, both from afar and close up, just as nature does.

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