WEST Stop #282
2111 Montclaire St.
Austin, TX 78704
Weekends of May 14 – 15 & 21 – 22
11 am – 6 pm
Ro2 Art presents
At the Magnolia
Cheryl Finfrock: The Quiet Person’s Chronicle
July 9 – August 15, 2015
RECEPTION: Thursday, July 9th, 6 – 8pm
3699 McKinney Ave. Ste. 100 / West Village Dallas, TX 75204
“In my case Pilgrim’s Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am.”
I’ve referenced Jung’s archetypes in my paintings for years. The idea of the ladder as a tool for ascension has always fascinated me, or in Jung’s quote climbing down into our basic element.
Recently a friend asked me why all the fences in my work?
A fence is just a ladder on its side.
The fence moves horizontally and is a ladder at rest.
Like most of us, our ascension is not so up and down but back and forth, rolling like fences through the hills.
I am a T.S. Eliot fan and am fascinated by the delineation of year end and year beginning, the past and and it’s relationship to the present and future.
pal·in·drome noun \ˈpa-lən-ˌdrōm\ a word, phrase, or number that reads the same backward or forward I like a good palindrome, backwards is forwards and forwards is backwards. They rock back and forth like an old rocking chair. Palindromes are not always words, sometimes sentences. The character in this painting, “Never Odd or Even”, is waving […]
My current studio at Pump Project in Austin. This is my favorite painting table. A hollow core door makes a great table. Easy to move. All surfaces are potential palettes. My home studio in south Austin 2007 – 2011. Love the sunlight, but the Texas heat was more challenging. I like to shoot close up local […]
While many are gearing up for the holidays, I am anticipating November’s East Austin Studio Tour, otherwise known as E.A.S.T. For this reason, November is my new favorite month. I have opened my studio at Pump Project Art Complex for three EAST seasons. With almost 200 open studios, this self-guided art tour is filled with […]
The East Austin Studio Tour is sustained by the community.Your contribution promotes the studio tour and increases an audience through intelligent marketing, supporting the production of the beautiful EAST catalog, providing tour fellowships to artists, covering installation and event costs, and much more. Follow the link to get your ticket: http://tinyurl.com/EASTfundraiser Fundraiser Group Show this Saturday, November 2nd […]
I have some new work at Koelsch Gallery. If you are in Houston be sure to catch the show by July 13th. Koelsch Gallery 703 Yale Street, Houston, TX 77007 (713) 626-0175
Prepare for a four class journey into the Business of Art. Presented by Cheryl Finfrock Save the dates in June: Three Tuesday nights: June 11th, 18th, 25th from 7 – 9:30 pm & the following Sunday June 30th 4pm – 8:30 pm Cost is $175 for this four session Art Career Development Workshop Registration Deadline is May 26th Call […]