Kimberly Trowbridge: Into the Garden
The catalog from Kimberly Trowbridge's solo exhibition at BIMA features works from the show, along with a map of locations where they were created, commentary from Jim Demetre, and afterword by co-curators Greg Robinson and Amy Sawyer.
“Over the past several years, I have developed a practice of traveling and oil painting directly from nature. On the field is where I cultivate a deep and sensitive awareness of color interaction. I consider these plein-air works my “primary documents,” and I use them as references to inform my larger, narrative paintings.
For me, the canvas is a theater that makes visible the deep underpinnings of consciousness. I use stage-like, pastoral settings to create visual allegories of our physical and spiritual connection to the natural world. Painting itself is an Arcadian practice: the palimpsest of marks both concealing and revealing our movement through time.” — Kimberly Trowbridge