Susan Sommer Presents "Progression" at FDU

Teaneck (October 24, 2016) – Artist Susan Sommer presents “Progression”, which will be on display at the Edward Williams Gallery on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus from Monday, October 31, through Friday, December 2, 2016.

The Gallery is located in FDU’s Edward Williams Hall, 150 Kotte Place, Hackensack, N.J. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is no admission charge. For directions and more information, call 201-692-2449.

About the Artist

Sommer’s work is at its most provocative when she develops an improvisational visual treatment of dance rhythms, gentle breezes, brisk winds and lyrical expressions on canvas or paper in color and design.

To express freedom with clarity on a two-dimensional rectangle in oil paint, Sommer’s point of departure is color placement, where only the first color is arbitrary, unfolding in any of an infinite number of permutations. This means starting with a light blue, a combination of manganese blue, ultramarine deep and white with a dash of cadmium orange, evoking atmosphere, sky or water, and building from there. While listening to native music, particularly Caribbean, African and South American, the painting reflects those rhythms in brush strokes and in color, one relating to the other.

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