“Afternoon Light” – oil on linen, 40”h x 30” w
This stream is one I passed while hiking in the woods in the area. I was struck by the warmth of the light as it illuminated this section of rocks and water. There is always something beautiful to witness when you are out in nature.
Dolores Justus’ paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibition for more than 25 years.
Her work has also been included in numerous public, private and corporate collections. Inspired by the natural world, Dolores Justus’ paintings reflect a sensitive and intuitive view that distills patterns of light and form into compositions that engage and inspire. Her painterly style also contributes to the interactive quality of her art. In her exploration of the confluence of optics and painterly abstraction, her work belongs to the “new landscape” movement of contemporary American art. As an artist, gallery owner, and art director, creativity touches every aspect of her life.
“I’ve always had a strong identification with nature and am continually in awe of the depth of inspiration that it offers. Despite all its variety, there are essential elements in it and in us all, that we respond to. It is those universal, underlying truths that I seek to communicate in my own work.” – Dolores Justus