June 28, 2022

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Miracles From Everything

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

Surrealistic Figurative Paintings by Elizabeth Scarborough I Artsy Shark


Artist Elizabeth Scarborough offers a series of sophisticated narrative paintings that incorporate magical factors. See far more of her portfolio on her web-site.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“La Belle” (diptych – remaining facet) mixed media on panel, 8” x 6”

 

I’ve always identified lifetime kaleidoscopic—a bombardment of photos and meanings from disparate resources offered concurrently to a one observer.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“La Belle (diptych – correct facet) combined media on panel, 8” x 6”

 

My artwork captures that feeling, deconstructing the pictures from their resources and building a new narrative in a singular dimension resolving the intricate, interrelated worlds with intersecting lines, shade palette and figurative placement.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“Old Hollywood” blended media on panel, 8” x 6”

 

My fashion is magical, with influences from picture realism to film noir to Escher—representational artwork on the verge of coming into a broader plane. Each and every of these smaller is effective provides a “play of daily life,” the narrative poised to shift, the observer inspired to established the do the job in movement.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“The Butterfly Garden” combined media on panel, 8” x 6”

 

With that motion, the observer turns into part of the piece, no continuation currently being the very same will become portion of the kaleidoscopic eyesight I see as I envision the creation of the piece.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“The Metropolis Chains” mixed media on panel, 8” x 6”

 

Artwork, artist and observer all be part of collectively to engender an emotional reaction based mostly on every single of their individual unsure sites in the environment.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“The Gals of 9 to Five” blended media on panel, 8” x 6”

 

This fashion demonstrates equally world-shaking occasions and each day knowledge.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“The Material Maiden” mixed media on panel, 8” x 6”

 

The time I used at New York University doing the job on my Masters of Art overlapped 9/11. On my way to the campus exactly where I also labored, it was very clear a little something was terribly mistaken. I was fortunate more than enough not to cross about into Manhattan, but took refuge in a Hoboken apartment in which I watched the towers slide.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“The Old Man Time” blended media on panel, 8” x 6”

 

This celebration inspires my work. I witnessed huge, mounted constructions fragment and fact grow to be surreal. I make perception of the chaos by imposing new narratives on shards of impressions from my experiences currently.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“The Glass House” mixed media on panel, 5” x 5”

 

I now dwell in San Francisco with my husband, Kouri, and new child son, Utah. San Francisco has motivated my do the job as nicely. My figures enter on a phase of compressed cityscapes complete of intersecting strains and fluid things consuming the total place of the canvas.

 

figurative painting by Elizabeth Scarborough

“The Salton Sea Web” mixed media on panel, 8” x 6”

 

Just about every expertise is a conglomeration of various, simultaneous situations weighted with past memory, existing experience and anticipation of the long run. Who is to say that the narrative generating from fragments of these activities is fewer serious than the surreal earth?

 

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