For Immediate Release
November 2022


Iris Osterman
Downeast: New work

November 1 - 26, 2022

Reception: Saturday, November 5, 2022, 3-6pm

The Bowery Gallery is pleased to present paintings by Iris Osterman from November 1 - 26, 2022.

In this new body of work Osterman uses the coastline of New England as a touchstone, a familiar landscape embedded in memory.

She writes: Since childhood the sight of the ocean and rocky border has always brought comfort. I would like to bring the smell of salt air into the room. As Joan Mitchell put it: “I carry my landscape around with me.”

The artist uses oils, filling large canvases with energetic line and expansive planes. The small gouache studies and monotypes reflect a similar attention to the pattern of land, sea and sky.

Osterman has shown her work in numerous one-person and group exhibitions in Massachusetts and nationally. Most recently she has exhibited at the Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA and the Concord Center for the Visual Arts, Concord, MA.

View of works in the exhibition here.

 

About Bowery Gallery:

Founded in 1969, Bowery Gallery has been showing contemporary art of the highest quality for more than six decades. Bowery Gallery is a cooperative, founded by artists and directed by the collective decision making of its member artists. From its beginnings, Bowery Gallery has been a force for the expansion of art's traditions in a venue unconstrained by commercial pressures. Named after its original location, Bowery Gallery is now located in the heart of the Chelsea art district.

Gallery hours are 11am to 6pm Tuesday through Saturday. For more information,
please contact the gallery at 646-230-6655 or info@bowerygallery.org

Mask wearing in the gallery is optional, but encouraged.

Gallery hours are 11am to 6pm Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, please contact the gallery at 646-230-6655 or info@bowerygallery.org

 

 

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