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September 09, 2011

Kristen Magerkurth, artist

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Colors, shapes, and texture are the elements that artist, Kristen Magerkurth uses to create her organic abstract paintings. She has an “eye” for composition. The canvases invite the viewer to contemplate and connect to her works. “I am interested in painting with nontraditional materials to get a variety of shapes and textures in my paintings. I use a combination of household common materials and traditional painting materials to allow the viewers to connect to my paintings. I also paint nonrepresentational to complement the materials. The act of performance while I make the work and how my pieces evolve on their own is an important aspect of my work.”

Magerkurth is currently a student at Cleveland Institute of Art.

Kristen Magerkurth paintings are on view on the 1st floor at The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. The exhibit runs through October 7, 2011. The works are for sale. To purchase work or questions, please contact: june.hund@case.edu or call 216-368-0722.