Staunton artists Anne Hanger and Amy Arnold, who share a primary interest in land and landscape, will be exhibiting their work at the Beverley Street Studio School Gallery, beginning April 24. Working in different media and styles the exhibition offers an opportunity to compare and contrast how two artists respond to related subject matter.
Anne Hanger’s work begins with original paintings, drawings and abstracted photographs of landscapes which are digitally manipulated on the computer. This work is meditative and adventuresome.
“Expressing how landscape forms reveal a spiritual domain and sharing my enthusiasm for them is of primary importance to me,” says Hanger. “I work and rework images, abstracting them until they capture the cosmic vitality that first attracted me to them.”
Some of Hanger’s digital compositions become the basis for larger works painted on canvas. Others are