Susan McAlister: Evergreen

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Evergreen |

Susan McAlister


Published in conjunction with the exhibition Evergreen | Susan McAlister Les Yeux du Monde Gallery 841 Wolf Trap Road Charlottesville VA 22911 All rights reserved. Publication © 2021 All artwork © by the artist All text © by the gallery

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Cover Standing in the Grass, 2020 Oil and mixed media on canvas 30 x 24 inches


Evergreen Susan McAlister 22 May – 15 August 2021

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page 3 Evergreen, 2020 Oil & mixed media on canvas, 48 x 60 inches $9,200

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Effortless Grace, 2019 Oil and mixed media on canvas, 36 x 72 inches $8,800

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Echo, 2019 Oil and mixed media on canvas, 42 x 48 inches sold

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No Clearing in the Woods, 2021 Mixed media on paper, 72 x 42 inches sold

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Arcadia, 2021 Mixed media on canvas, 51 x 36 inches sold

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Spring Stranded, 2020 Oil and mixed media on canvas, 44 x 40 inches sold

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page 9 Spring and a Walk and a Way, 2020 Oil and mixed media on canvas, 44 x 40 inches $6,400

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The Vale, 2021 Archival paper & mixed media assemblage, 54 x 44 inches $8,600

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page 11 Lost Garden, 2020 Mixed media on paper, 51 x 36 inches $5,800

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Stories Told in the Light I, 2021 Archival paper & mixed media assemblage, 56 x 44 inches $8,600

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Stories Told in the Light II, 2021 Archival paper & mixed media assemblage, 60 x 44 inches $8,600

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page 14 Collusion, 2020 Mixed media on paper, 52 x 42 inches $7,600

page 15 Chestnut Forest, 2021 Oil and mixed media on paper, 42 x 56 inches $7,600

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Chestnut Groves I, 2020 Mixed media on paper, 42 x 30 inches $4,800

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page 17 Chestnut Groves II, 2020 Mixed media on paper, 42 x 30 inches $4,800

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Blackbird I, 2021 Mixed media on paper, 42 x 28 inches $4,800

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page 19 Blackbird II, 2021 Mixed media on paper, 42 x 28 inches $4,800

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page 20 The Glare, 2020 Oil and mixed media on canvas, 30 x 24 inches $2,800

page 21 Standing in the Grass, 2020 Oil and mixed media on canvas, 30 x 24 inches $2,800

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Land Story, 2020 Paper and mixed media assemblage, 25 x 36 inches sold

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Artist Statement Views of the Exhibition


Evergreen, 2020 Oil & mixed media on canvas 48 x 60 inches

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Effortless Grace, 2019 Oil and mixed media on canvas 36 x 72 inches

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Echo, 2019 Oil and mixed media on canvas 42 x 48 inches

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No Clearing in the Woods, 2021 Mixed media on paper 72 x 42 inches

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Arcadia, 2021 Mixed media on canvas 51 x 36 inches

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Spring Stranded, 2020 Oil on canvas 44 x 40 inches

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Spring and a Walk and a Way, 2020 Oil and mixed media on canvas 44 x 40 inches

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The Vale, 2021 Archival paper & mixed media assemblage 54 x 44 inches

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Lost Garden, 2020 Mixed media on paper 51 x 36 inches

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Stories Told in the Light I, 2021 Archival paper & mixed media assemblage 56 x 44 inches

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Stories Told in the Light II, 2021 Archival paper & mixed media assemblage 60 x 44 inches

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Collusion, 2020 Mixed media on paper 54 x 42 inches

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Chestnut Forest, 2021 Oil and mixed media on paper 42 x 56 inches

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Chestnut Groves I, 2020 Mixed media on paper 42 x 30 inches

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Chestnut Groves II, 2020 Mixed media on paper 42 x 30 inches

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Blackbird I, 2021 Mixed media on paper 42 x 28 inches

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Blackbird II, 2021 Mixed media on paper 42 x 28 inches

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The Glare, 2020 Oil and mixed media on canvas 30 x 24 inches

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Standing in the Grass, 2020 Oil and mixed media on canvas 30 x 24 inches

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Land Story, 2020 Paper and mixed media assemblage 25 x 36 inches

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Artist statement

As a child my playground was the wooded forests of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Out the back door, my brother and I were free to ramble and explore. Forts constructed beneath tangled webs of mountain laurel; treks made to pay homage to a fallen chestnut grove; a curiously shaped tree became our imagined stallion. The musky smell of decay, the power of the wind through the treetops, rare Lady Slippers along the deer paths, found objects from a people of another time. These memories and the magic of the forest are what inform this exhibition—Evergreen.

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