|Midsummer Night, 2012, Oil on canvas, 61 x 69 inches|
The lush surfaces reveal under-painting and a sense that she is searching for her subjects, allowing them to reveal themselves slowly through the painting process and within their own invented time. The layering becomes part of the narrative and gives the work depth and spontaneity.
|Ship Blue/Red, 2011, Oil on canvas, 32 x 28 inches.|
|Superman Responds, Night, 2011, Oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches.|
|Long Flight, 2011, Oil on canvas, 66 x 84 inches.|
Bradford is exploring different pictorial ideas from one picture to another but for me, the narrative aspect to the paintings is what unifies them. She’s a visual storyteller with a celestial sense of light and a deep reservoir of ideas.
|Sargasso, 2012, Oil on canvas, 56 x 66 inches.|
Kyle Gallup is an artist who works in collage and watercolor.