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Art Portfolio - Dawn Nelson, Jamaica Plain, MA Artist
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This year I am trusting my intuition, and allowing a much greater range of emotions to emerge in my painting.

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My work from this year is emotionally loaded, and all over the place in its subject matter and approach.

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The movement of the marks, as well as the sense of depth and transparency, echoed the spiritual elements that were so essential to the black and white pieces from the year before.
Bluenotes 2005 painting by Dawn Nelson, Jamaica Plain, MA

This work was a spiritual journey. There is something very pure about black and white.
Torso 2004 painting by Jamaica Plain, MA artist Dawn Nelson

I was trying to fly, and I was quite sure that I could.
Wings and Things 2003 painting by Jamaica Plain, MA artist Dawn Nelson

The most important thing that I learned was that if you start a piece of work with no preconception of what might happen, that wonderful things can happen.
All Heart 2002 painting by Jamaica Plain, MA artist Dawn Nelson