Synesthesia

Posted on January 6, 2017. Filed under: Art, Just Fun | Tags: , , , , , , |

synesthesiadsc02884I was inspired to get back to abstract painting again this fall.  The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) had a members’ show coming up and I scored a spot.  This would get me painting!  I spied a beautiful overlook on my way home from the office filled with joyous fall colors, each tree standing out.  It gave me the idea for this painting, Synesthesia.  It was one of only a few abstracts in the show.  And I think it was greatly misunderstood.  My sister said, “How did you get the circles so perfect?”  My methods impressed her not.  When posing for the above photo at the museum a passerby asked excitedly, “Did you do the tractor?”  When I said no and indicated the painting above the tractor there was no response at all.  Wow, really?  Couldn’t you muster up a lie?  Ah well, all the greats were misunderstood in their time, no?

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