Tag: kansas painter

Si! (2017)

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Acrylic on canvas
40 x 30 inches

SOLD in April 2017 to a private collector in Kansas

Responsive painting inspired by a live performance of Si!, a composition for tuba and live electronics composed by Karlheinz Essl; performed at Cider Gallery in Lawrence, KS on April 25, 2017 by Brett Keating and University of Kansas Prof. Bryan Kip Haaheim (North American Premiere).

This piece was one of seven spontaneously-produced paintings as I listened to Brett perform six separate electro-acoustic music compositions for trombone, euphonium and live electronics.

Here’s a video of Essl performing Si! in Innsbruck, Austria on November 29, 2015:

2017 – Wind Shadows

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“Wind Shadows” was a multi-media, contemporary classical performance at Cider Gallery in Lawrence, Kansas, on April 25, 2017.

Composer and performer Brett Keating played an original electro/acoustic euphonium piece along with works by Alvin Lucier, Karleinz Essl, Stijn Govaere, Forrest Pierce, and Gianinto Scelsi. As Keating performed, I spontaneously painted in response to the music and produced a painting for each piece. Using the duration of each piece as the only parameter for each painting, some turned out better than others. The two highlights were the following pieces:

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Si! 
Responsive painting to a performance of Si!,
 a composition for tuba and live electronics composed by Karlheinz Essl.


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Wind Shadows
Responsive painting inspired by a live performance of Wind Shadows,
a composition for  trombone and closely tuned oscillators composed by Alvin Lucier.




 

Brigid (2015)

Brigid - 2015

House paint on canvas
24 x 30 inches

Finished on the Cross-Quarter Day between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox, a day marked by the ancient Celts with the festival Imbolc, which was considered the beginning of spring and was a celebration of the goddess Brigid.

Sold in February 2015 to a private collector in Kansas:
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