Terry Boutelle, Painter

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Painting, Printmaking, and Drawing
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Studio 19B, Upper Level

Artist Statement

Through my work I explore the contradictions of mystery/adventure and danger/peacefulness found in a deep forest, or beauty/tragedy and chaos/order experienced in our current world. I can emphasize the spacial depth that can draw one into a deep space like a forest, or emphasize the violence/hope of climate change or mass migration.  I work with the surface of my canvas in contradictory ways also, layering matte medium and acrylic paint to create a palpable sense of depth and distance, or building up a relief on the surface with mixed media and collage to bring the materials closer to and off of the visual surface.

Terry is a Boston artist and teacher, with an MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design low residency program at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.  Exhibits include: “Counting Breaths” at the Koussevitzky Art Gallery at Berkshire Community College, “Remembrance” at Andover Newton Theological School, “A Forest in Mind” at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, and “Treescapes” at VCC Gallery at Bentley College.  Her work can be seen at AMP Gallery, Provincetown or at her studio by appointment.