“It’s been close to a month now since i started working at Waxlander Gallery on Canyon Road. Like most people who start a new job, I didn’t know what to expect. There was a lot to learn, and never enough time during the day to do everything. Working with images of our artists pieces, as well as being surrounded by the art it self everyday, I have gotten to know the variety of styles showcased at Waxlander Gallery.”
“There is one artist in particular, who has created works that I absolutely love. Her subject matter and the style that she paints them in draw’s my attention everyday I walk past. I would own each of them right now if the finances were readily available. The artist is Andrée Hudson, and the subject are her girls.” — Mike McKee
Andrée Hudson’s paintings use contrasting light and dark colors to invite the viewer to share in the subject’s innocent sensuality. Andrée’s large, dramatic brush strokes capture the life of her subjects, as though they live and move among us, touching the viewer’s soul with their very being. Andrée studied formally at the Maryland Institute College of Art, receiving her BFA in Illustration and Visual Communication. Early in her career, medical professionals took notice of her talent for capturing skeletal and muscular form and contracted her for illustrations in various medical publications and textbooks. But Andrée’s true passion is letting the beauty of creation speak for itself through her paintings of living form. Each subject, whether child, adult, animal, or landscape, is simply caught living in a moment of time; but it is a time of contemplative silence, an invitation to join that subject in a part of life’s journey. With her gift to portray life in paintings, Andrée entreats each of us to join her subjects in their captured moments, to come away having related intimately with each piece.
“Andrée paints more than just female subject-matter. I chose to write a bit about this subject-matter in particular because they are pieces that i love.” — Mike McKee
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