Monday, August 10, 2009

Bridgette Guerzon Mills- Art and Meaning

'Lesson Plans', Encaustic, 8"x16"

"What meaning does doing art have for you?"

Every time I come to my easel or table to work, I am
so grateful to have this channel of expression and the
dedicated time and space to do so. I see my paintings
as personal narratives. I draw upon my daily
experiences, observations, and personal history. And
through the act of creating, I attempt to make sense
of it all! In that sense doing art is like an inner dialogue
with myself. This dialogue is an essential one, without
which life would be a little less intriguing.

As a mother of a two year old, balancing time and
finding the energy is a constant issue. But at the same
time, there is no question about it. Doing art is as part
of me as saying that I am right handed. Being a
mother enriches my art and my art, I believe, enriches
my mothering. I feel fortunate that my art allows me
my "sacred time"- a time where the outer world quiets
down so that I can tune into myself. Doing art allows
me to find that core of me and let it come out onto
canvas through form and color.

Bridgette's links are:
web site: www.guerzonmills.com
blog: www.bgmartjournal.blogspot.com
handmade journals: www.amanobooks.com

12 comments:

Jeane said...

oh, man Katherine, another one of my fav artists - Bridgette just a quick wave as I stop by to say the usual about your work - beautiful!!:)

Carmen said...

Bridgette is one of my absolute favorite artists.

Teri said...

Katherine--Thanks for the link to her blog and art. I ordered a print from her. Great stuff. Nice to have all these connections.

Katherine said...

Thank you Jeane for stopping by for a quick wave.

Thank you Carmen for stopping by and visiting.

Teri that is great that you bought a print from Bridgette! New art...how exciting!

Katherine said...

Thank you Bridgette for contributing your beautiful work and great response to my art and meaning question and to my blog. Mean while you have the best smile!!! Your whole being is involved in that smile!

RK said...

love this image.

SUNRISE SISTER said...

Love Bridgette's work. Thanks for featuring it here. I've visited her website and made a small purchase.

bridgette said...

Thank you all for your kind words! I really appreciate it. And thank you Katherine for including me in your blog!

Katherine said...

Isn't it lovely work Rachel?

Katherine said...

That's the spirit Dianna! I am glad you enjoyed her work.

Katherine said...

Bridgette it has been a pleasure.

RK said...

Totally!!