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Charlie Bluett

Movement and Balance Fall 2018 Westport


Charlie Bluett: Movement and Balance Solo Artist Exhibition of New Works Quidley & Company - Westport, CT Opening October 27, 2018

The concepts for the show are a combination of the natural objects and outdoor environments that we see everyday and that hold our attention due the natural ethereality of the objects and vistas we are presented with, and the other world that is the city, the commute to and from, and the hustle and bustle and movement of people in the city streets, and the bridges and tunnels that connect this flow of people everyday, as part of their working lives, that through their colors, tones, shapes, barometric effects and human influences are truly beautiful to our eye, and bring us a sense of calm and balance whilst reminding us of the natural wonders that surround in our very busy lives. The ability to stop and spend time with these things and so bring us a sense of calm and peace when looking at the works in either of these two differing environments. I am trying to connect with the people who live there when they see the work, as they split their lives between the rush and bustle of their work lives in the City and the calm and peace of the town and coast they live in, and the balance between these two very contradictory environments and major parts of their lives, and I hope therefore they connect to the work they see. – Charlie Bluett


CHARLIE BLUETT (British, b. 1965) Charlie Bluett’s first publicly hung work was selected and hung in the Royal Academy of Arts in Piccadilly, London England. This was followed by a number of solo and mixed exhibitions at Blaines, The Bloxham Galleries & Smith Street Gallery in London England and The British Young Masters exhibition in Fulham London. He was Born in England, and studied at the same college as Prince William and Harry, although a predecessor, at Eton College in England where he studied Fine Art. As reflected in his latest paintings, his output has been driven by his overriding passion for the enhancement of the process, and the flow and ebb of life, and the light and color of the everyday things he sees. He started as a professional artist in earnest in the early 90’s fascinated by the processes he uncovered as his work unravelled against the backdrop of his own private life and experiences. His works now hang in multiple Private & Corporate collections in The USA and Europe, such as Putnam Investments Corporate Art Collection and Payden & Rygel Financial Management amongst others. He is continually pushing the elements of his process. This search for surfaces, color and form, reflect the time and experiences which came to pass as he did so and mirror in his creative output as a result of this keen and single minded focus toward his art. His works contain elements that pay homage to the techniques and the deft touches of the Old Masters, blended with abstract expressionism and the colorfield painting of the contemporary names of our time. The changing surfaces, vibrant and ethereal color use, and the consistent subtle movement of form and mind within the works, is considered and yet fluid, challenging and yet totally at peace within itself, and reflect the beauty of the natural objects and vast and stunning natural environments of the USA he experiences in his everyday life. He currently works from his studio in Vermont where he lives with his wife and two children, part of the beautiful & inspirational Green Mountains of the North East Kingdom in The USA.


Title

oil on canvas, 2 x 2 inches


The Return from the Sea acrylic on canvas, 60 x 36 inches


Tumbled

acrylic on canvas, 60 x 36 inches


Beach Treasures

acrylic on canvas, 72 x 48 inches


Title

oil on canvas, 2 x 2 inches


Getting Above It All

acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40 inches


Back and Forth

acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches


Within the Streets

acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches


New Life (The Fawn)

acrylic on canvas, 48 x 36 inches


Reflect

acrylic on canvas, 30 x 24 inches


Toward the Opening

acrylic on canvas, 30 x 24 inches


The Equestrian

acrylic on canvas, 48 x 36 inches


The Morning Mist

acrylic on canvas, 36 x 60 inches


The Early Morning

acrylic on canvas, 40 x 60 inches


The Morning Dunes

acrylic on canvas, 30 x 48 inches


Dawn over the Dunes

acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches


Title

oil on canvas, 2 x 2 inches


In and Out of the City

acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48 inches


New York City Huddle

acrylic on canvas, 72 x 48 inches


Pebbles, Stones, and White Sea Glass acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48 inches


Climbing Upwards

acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48 inches


Found Along the Shore

acrylic on canvas, 60 x 36 inches


Washed to Shore

oil on canvas, 72 x 60 inches


As We Walk the Beach

acrylic on canvas, 48 x 72 inches


A Walk Amongst the Crowds acrylic on canvas, 36 x 72 inches


Rush Hour

acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches


The Crowd

acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches


Making the Connection acrylic on canvas, 60 x 36 inches


Free to Float

acrylic on canvas, 72 x 36 inches


The Collective

acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches


Thoughts

acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40 inches


The Good Life

acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48 inches


The Old Quarry

acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 inches


Late Moon Beyond the City acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24 inches


Through to the Sky

acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24 inches


Across the Sound

acrylic on canvas, 36 x 72 inches


The Joy of the Early Bird acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches


Sea Mist

acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 inches


The Soft Dawn

acrylic on canvas, 24 x 48 inches


The Early Fall Snow Line acrylic on canvas, 48 x 54 inches


Title

oil on canvas, 2 x 2 inches


Charlie Bluett Exhibition - 2018 Quidley & Company Westport  

New paintings by artist Charlie Bluett explore the dualism of our experience spurred by living in the contradictory environments of big citi...

Charlie Bluett Exhibition - 2018 Quidley & Company Westport  

New paintings by artist Charlie Bluett explore the dualism of our experience spurred by living in the contradictory environments of big citi...