On View: December 4 to December 27
“I’m fascinated by marks,” says Cristy West. “Runes and petroglyphs, the scripts of other languages, children’s drawings—all these point to meanings I don’t quite understand. And yet marks can have an authority that everyday words and representational painting may lack. They are our most authentic, direct form of visual expression. My intent in this recent work is to follow the mark, to layer and strip away and find the hidden meaning of each piece. I am pleased if the result evokes tensions held in balance, with more lurking beneath the surface. It is painting as discovery.”
Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1 – 7. To visit other days contact them at email@example.com or 301-452-4005.
Foundry Gallery is located at 2118 8th Street NW.