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ART GALLERY

The Nevada City Winery Gallery
Experience new works from spirited local artists.

"Landscapes Imagined" 

 By Margie Miller

Dates:
Opening Reception:
Friday, May 24th | 5:00 – 7:00 PM


Art Walk - Meet the Artist: Friday, June 7th | 6:00 – 8:00 PM

(Open until 9:00 PM)
 

Showing at the Nevada City Winery Gallery

May 16th – June 16th 

About the Show

Margie Miller’s “Landscapes Imagined” is a wonderous and buoyant view of California’s vast and diverse regions with valley farmlands and seascapes, shimmering leafed trees, and fauna. Miller’s colors are pulsating with life, blending in with her inventive and varied textures. The viewer’s eyes will find delight in Miller’s fun use of spacing and patterns, whether with dots calling us to experience unique angles, the curving paths of a river, or a quilt-like design surrounding a bird.   


With “Landscapes Imagined” one will find a panorama of possibilities to open our imagination to California’s immense magical beauty, in a fresh and whimsical way.


 

Artist Statement

Artist Margie Miller talks about her Show "Landscapes Imagined" at the Nevada City Winery Gallery.

"Landscapes Imagined" was inspired by airplane flights I took over the California central valleys and my exploring the possibilities within the borders of farmland and natural geography. Using acrylic, paper, string, wood, and ephemera, I wanted these pieces to bring to one's attention an imaginary landscape. The exhibit also includes some of my encaustic (beeswax with pigment) paintings, incorporating wood and paper.
 

About the Artist

Margie Miller is a Nevada City, California painter, art educator, and art conservator. A graduate from the art department at UC Davis, she studied under renowned California artists Wayne Thiebaud and William T. Wiley. Their bold use of color, mirth, and whimsy has greatly influenced her work. 


She has worked as a presenter at The Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, and taught in schools and institutions throughout California. 


Margie Miller’s paintings are in private and public collections throughout the West. She is a recent grant recipient from the California Arts Council and an associate with the American Institute of Conservation.

www.margiemiller.com

Submissions to: Andrea Baruch at andrea@ncwinery.com

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