Susan Hall: "Instinct"
November 3 - November 30, 2014

Susan Hall
Susan Hall creates paintings of contemplative figures that are enhanced by a Caravaggio-like lighting effect. While the single, internal lighting source provides drama, the contrast is softened via lacy or arabesque patterns that veil her subjects. The overall effect is ghostly, as girls, young women and animals emerge from behind shrouded motifs. When viewing Hall's work, there are numerous art historical references, from the eye-dazzling geometry of Islamic art to the psychological isolation of Andrew Wyeth’s paintings.
EVENTIDE_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING EVENTIDE
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
40 x 35 inches
 
BEGINNING_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING BEGINNING
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
40 x 35 inches
 
THE SOFTENING SKY THE SOFTENING SKY
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
27 x 27 inches
SOLD
 
REFUGE REFUGE
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
48 x 43 inches
SOLD
 
INVOCATION_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING INVOCATION
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
51 x 43 inches
 
ELEMENT_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING ELEMENT
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
48 x 43 inches
 
DEPARTURE_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING DEPARTURE
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
40 x 35 inches
 
CHRONICLE_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING CHRONICLE
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
48 x 43 inches
 
BREATH OF SPRING_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING BREATH OF SPRING
oil on panel
15 x 12 inches
 
ARIA_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING ARIA
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
51 x 43 inches
 
VOYAGE_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING VOYAGE
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
48 x 43 inches
 
SUMMIT_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING SUMMIT
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
48 x 43 inches
 
HEMISPHERE_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING HEMISPHERE
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
48 x 43 inches
 
ASCENSION_ SUSAN HALL_ PAINTING ASCENSION
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
27 x 27 inches
 
Susan Hall oil PROVIDENCE
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
43 x 51 inches
 
Susan Hall oil wood panel GATHER
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
27 x 27 inches
 
Susan Hall oil MORNING SONG
oil on wood panel
13 x 12 inches
 
Susan Hall oil REVERIE
oil on panel
27.75 x 27.75 inches
SOLD
 
Susan Hall oil AWAKENING
oil on panel
27 x 27 inches
 
GATHERING GATHERING
oil on sculpted gesso on panel
51 x 43 inches