September and October 2016
Artist of the Month
Please join us for a reception welcoming Serena on Friday September 9, 2016 at the Powell Museum in Page, Arizona from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.
Refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.
The beauty, truth, and freedom of canyons and rivers pulse through Serena Supplee. The landscapes of the Colorado Plateau and its heartbeat take form through her colorful palette. Her “on location” paintings are touched by rock, wind, fire, and ice. She paints the magnificence of canyons, the splendor of starlight, the undulating power of rivers, the towering grandeur of cottonwood trees, and the mysterious symbols of the ancient ones.
In canyon country, every change of light presents amazing views which flow through Serena onto her canvas in a brilliant interpretation of color, space, time, and emotion. Her canvases stimulate feelings of joy and liberation or stun you into silence.
Originally from Iowa, Serena earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Northern Arizona University. Her work has appeared in more than 50 one-woman shows throughout the Southwest.
Her latest works are focused on the rapids and the Inner Gorge of the Grand Canyon. This series of fine art prints will be available at the Powell Museum for purchase during the exhibition. This is your opportunity to own a work by Serena Supplee. Many of these paintings, complemented by her poems, are also found in Serena’s first book, Inner Gorge Metaphors.
Serena works in watercolors, oils, and sculpture. She also uses the Giclée printing process, making it possible to produce a print of her paintings. Serena loves to paint plein air, outdoors on location. She also does many sketches on site which are later transformed into paintings at her Moab studio.
Works in progress and finished paintings and sculptures may be seen at her studio by appointment.