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Siobahn McBride
August 10 - September 23, 2012







"I have come to think of my paintings as views of a place where magic reveals itself differently than it does in this world. The scenes are tense with anticipation or blushing in the aftermath of an unseen event. Paintings combine disparate yet familiar fragments into spaces that are still, anxious, and temperamental. They are descriptions of awkward experiences, passages from books and film fragments, things caught in the corner of my eye, and an attempt to conjure slippery memories. They are, simultaneously, diagrams for understanding events from the past, and puzzles to decode experiences not yet had. I hope the work is strange and suspenseful like the excitement of exploring a new place, and the thrill of knowing you are drifting back into a frightening dream."

Siobhan McBride, 2012





Night Studio (for K.D.)
Gouache on paper on panel, 11 x 12 inches, 2012



Gouache on paper on panel, 8 x 10 inches, 2012

Gin Rummy
Gouache on paper on panel, 7 x 8 inches, 2012


Gouache on paper on panel, 10 1/2 8 1/2 inches, 2012


photo: S Fleming

Big Spider Mosquito Weekend
Gouache on paper on pane, 11 x 12 inches, 2012


Gouache on paper on panel, 16 x 20 inches, 2012



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