Lynette Lombard -The Air We Breathe

Dates: March 1-26, 2022

Reception: Thursday, March 3, from 5-8pm

The Bowery Gallery is pleased to present new paintings by Lynette Lombard.

In reflecting on her recent work, Lombard explains: “As a perceptual painter, I have found my recent inspiration in two places: the midwestern townscape I saw from my studio window during lockdown and the third-oldest restored prairie, Green Oaks, twenty minutes from my home. These scenes have sustained me through the pandemic”.

After the Burn, oil on canvas, 18″ x 14″, 2021

She further explains: “At Green Oaks, I found release from the daily terrors of Covid, environmental and civil rights injustices, and experiences of loss during 2020-22; the range of life forms animated my work. At home, I painted the color relationships between the clouds and the buildings, at once drastic and precise. In search of the air all living things breathe, I become consumed by intervals, spatial fluxes, slipping forms and sky, but also by the tremendous complexity in the way nature is organized”.

Early Spring Looking towards Strom Farm, oil on board, 24″ x 20″, 2020-21
Dad’s Slippers, oil on canvas, 26” x 26”, 2019

Lynette Lombard is represented by the Bowery Gallery, NY, Confluence Collective in Spain, the Midwest Paint Group and Seven on Site, a group of American landscape painters. She has exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in Mojacar, Spain, La Barquilla Gallery, Sorbas Spain; The Figge Museum, Davenport ,IA, among others. Her work has been reviewed by Lance Esplund (NYSS), John Goodrich in Painting Perceptions, Louis Finkelstein’s Fragments of a Language on Painting at the New York Studio School, among others. Most recent publications include her catalogues: essay by Jennifer Samet: Palpable Stakes: Paintings by Lynette Lombard; Unexpected Connections, Lynette Lombard in conversation with Ying Li and Deborah Kirklin, Zeuxis.

For more information on the artist’s work visit at: http://www.lynettelombard.com

Gallery Hours are 11am- 6pm Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, please contact the gallery or visit our website info@bowerygallery.org.

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