Gabriele Bitter

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Reflections         acrylic   •   2012   •   48" x 48" without frame

Reflections  •  Price without frame: $950
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Artist Statement

Albert Einstein suggested that the tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives. To prevent these kinds of soul sacrifices, I started to paint. The whole idea of painting abstract images gives my imagination freedom to roam. I apply a generous amount of paint with brushes that I purchase at the paint store and work in layers adding depth and texture. Textures actually interest me very much and are a big part of my paintings. Some of my canvases have been around for years, getting more and more paint applied, until the perfect picture emerges. I incorporate geometric shapes and lines which create both balance and tension within a painting. Often I use charcoal and pastels as drawing elements.

Biography

Artist Biography
Education:
3 year art program at Mission Renaissance , Irvine, CA.
Coastline Community College, Costa Mesa, CA
Goldenwest College, Huntington Beach, CA
Studied under Roger Armstrong in Laguna Hills, CA

Exhibitions/Shows/Competitions:
Solo Show – From Dreams to Realty – Tully’s Coffee, Irvine, CA / 2007
Solo Show - Five Painting Palettes - Laguna Hills / 2007
Juried Art Show “Points of View”, Laguna Beach, CA / 2008
John Todd Community Center, Lakewood, Fall Show / 2008
Huntington Beach Art Center – Center on the Center / 2008
Orange County Fair / 2008
”Paint San Clemente”, San Clemente, CA / 2008
Art Expressions – Long Beach / 2008
Coastline Community College Student Show / 2009
“Pastel Plus” Laguna Beach / 2009
“All Media Show”, Irvine / 2009
“Provisional Art” – OCCCA Santa Ana / 2009
Solo Show – My Inspiring Muses - La Muse Café, Long Beach / 2009
Sparganzo Gallery, Long Beach / 2010
Pomona Gallery, Pomona / 2010
Huntington Beach Art Center – Center on the Center 2011
“Art for Haiti” – OCCCA, Santa Ana / 2011
Coastline Community College Student Show / 2011
Fallbrook Fall Show / 2011
Brandon Gallery Small Works show / 2011
Fallbrook Art Association Spring Show / 2012
Brandon Gallery Portrait Show / 2012
Art 4 all People,Phoenix Rising Malibu, 2012

Judging:
Murrieta Valley Council Reflections Program Art pieces from Primary schools to Senior grades – Nov 3, 2011 Murrieta Mesa Libary

Gallery Representation:
Copperwood

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Fairytale

New Vision

Lady-in-Waiting

Timeless

My Afternoon With Vivaldi

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