BEANIE KAMAN 

Artist Statement – Collage Work on Linen  

Making art is an endless and fascinating journey of discovery for me.  I work in all manner of media, combining sewing, painting and drawing.  I use images as metaphors to represent the eternity of life – the familiar and ever present in our lives.  I focus on the beauty and spirituality of humankind from a desire to keep it alive with the difficult world that we live.

Using collage as a basis for each artwork, I incorporate paper, fabric, old monoprints and maps that I have collected over the years.  Because of the personal elements with the work, each piece can be interpreted biographically, as places that I have visited or references to home, family and mythology.  Ultimately, through the sewing, weaving and blending of materials and images, there is a reflection of what we all share in the world, a unity that reminds us of the simplicity of life.

 

 

BIO

Born in Hartford, Connecticut

Education: Otis/Parsons Institute of Art, Los Angeles, CA - New England School of Art & Design, Boston, MA -

Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT 

 

Awards:

1991    NEA Fellowship (WESTAF) for “Works on Paper”

 

Solo Exhibits:

2016    South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro, CA

2014    Syncopation, L.A. Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014    South Bay Contemporary Art, Palos Verdes, CA

       Artcore Union Center For The Arts, Los Angeles, CA

 

Group Exhibits:                     

2016    Jubilation, Lee & Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

           Open Art Code, Palazzo Franchetti, Venice, Italy

2015    Los Angeles Art Now, IBOX Gallery, Chengdu, China

           Los Angeles Art Now, Blue Roof Museum, Chengdu, China

           Exchange Exhibition, Ashiya Gallery, Ashiya, Japan

           Japan-U.S. Artists Exchange Show, Kitakyushu City Museum, Japan

           Japan-U.S. Artists Exchange Show, Kyoto City International Foundation, Kyoto, Japan

           The Colors Within, Park Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM  

“Traveling Light”, 2016, 16”x12”, mixed media on canvas

BEANIE KAMAN 

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