I strive for a spare representation. I am interested in what the paint is capable of doing. The color comes and I focus on if it is dark or light; is it dense or full of air? Acknowledging the process is important to me, especially the efficiency in the gesture of a brush stroke.
Avy Claire has straddled the built and natural landscapes throughout her life, focusing on many different projects and inspirations. She describes her multi-faceted work as “projects,” whether painting, installations, video, or the gardens she designs and executes. The human relationship to nature is a primary directive in all of her practices. Her work has been exhibited in Maine, including CMCA and the Portland Museum of Art.