Greenville artist, Annie Koelle, is a master of mediums. From her rich oil paintings on panel to her ink and watercolor works on paper, she captures delight found in the everyday. With a new twist, we’re thrilled to introduce you to Annie’s lastest ceramic pieces with a special POP-UP event. From juicy watermleon to fantastic bananas, these fresh fruits are ripe for collecting!
We visited Annie in her studio to give you a little peek into the magic…
“I have always enjoyed the responsive, sculptural quality of oil paint. Movement through space and time gets recorded in the direct connection of a brush and some colorful goo, imagine that! I have found clay to be a very similar experience, its molecules listen and speak to the nuances of the handbuilt process so well. The inter-dimensional leap from the wall to the table has been thrilling to experience. The image of the still life has often been a visual container for my thought explorations and repeating questions, watching these images become actual containers and vessels has brought a new level of physicality to my curiosities about identity, relationships, human development and the universal spiritual implications uncovered in the particulars of daily life. My desire for these pieces is to give the audience visual sensory delight in ordinary objects and then perhaps these objects will become characters in vivid personal parables as each day we sort out the best ways to be whole and present humans. “ -Annie Koelle
We love the dimension 3D pieces bring to a collection, and it’s exciting to see Annie’s subject matter come to life in a new media. Not only are these ceramic bud vases beautiful sculptural pieces of art, they are functional and perfect for an added special something during your holidays hosting. We’re thrilled to host this local talent for this special POP-UP event, and hope you’ll join us in the gallery on November 15th from 10-2 for a “Meet & Mimosas”!