THE FINE ART OF
‘If I were to isolate a 2″ square anywhere on the work, it had better be interesting, all on it’s own. The whole had better work in daylight and by candlelight and with sunglasses on, from various distances reflected in a mirror and upside down, as the abstract intersects with the representational, and always with joy.’
- Sandy White, 2014
Sandy White received her BFA in Painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the University of Pennsylvania. She is holding the Devil’s Advocate Award, the only award she ever received in high school.
I begin by not knowing what I am doing, until I make a mistake. It then becomes all about fixing the mistake. Paintings are unalike due to that factor. See some of these oils.
23.5″h x 35.5″w © 2011
oil on canvas
Edgy pastels push the medium’s envelope. Beyond photo realism, landscape becomes a vehicle for the fresher language of abstraction. Marin Co. CA and other spots. See some of these pastels.
23″h x 35″w © 2014
soft pastel on paper