Sheila Luck "Portal"
Sheila Luck "Portal" acrylic on canvas 63" x 95"
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 12 from 2 - 4 pm
Sheila Luck is a painter who has arrived. Maturity can be seen immediately in her work. The pictures resonate as direct, concise, and sincere. Their power lies as much in what has been left out as by what has been put in. This quest for clarity has brought her as she puts it, “full circle”; she recognizes continuity with her earliest works. “I have distinct memories of certain paintings from my student days and here I am, years along, still painting those same pictures. The drive to uncover the personally authentic is maddening but endlessly exciting. There is the constant frustrated feeling of chasing one’s tail – like orbiting some planet that stays mysteriously shrouded in the dark. Art History lends a false impression of inevitability, which is quite devoid in the artist’s studio.”