Tedd Stratis

category: Visual,

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Artist Statement

Education: Hunter College, BFA, Magna Cum Laude, New York, NY Painting Professors: Doug Ohlson and Robert Swain Studio Assistant to Deborah Remington Arts Students League, 1973, New York NY Selected Exhibitions: 2003 Solo Exhibition The Studio Annex New York NY 2002 53rd Annual Art of the Northeast Silvermine Guild Art Center New Canaan, CT Juror: Ann Temkin Philadelphia Museum of Art 2002 KMAA Featured Artist Katonah Museum Katonah, NY 2001 New Directions '01 The Barrett Art Center Poughkeepsie, NY Juror: Charlotta Kotic Brooklyn Museum of Art NY Other Exhibitions include: Saint Peter's Church, New York, NY The Arts Exchange, White Plains, NY Paramount Center for the Arts, Peekskill, NY Maxwell Fine Arts, Peekskill, NY Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY Bronx Museum of the Arts, Satellite Gallery, Bronx, NY The Hunter College Gallery, New York, NY Professional Activites: President and Founder of The Studio An Alternative Space For Contemporary Art, Armonk, NY Independent Curator Katonah Museum Artist Association Member In my abstract paintings, I use curvilinear shapes and ribbons of color to create a matrix that is simultaneously a foreground and a background. Layers of translucent glazes provide a luminosity of color that enriches both the surface and the implied depth of the painting. Viewers can enjoy the surface or look beyond it to discover an optical realm of forms that alternately hide or reveal themselves to the eye and to the imagination.

Educational Background