We met Kathleen Gerdon Archer at her White Bird Gallery outside of Boston in an artist’s community this summer. I was dawdling behind my husband at some other galleries and he cam rushing back to get me exclaiming that he found something that he thought I would really like. He was absolutely right.
“Using the element of water, I tell a story that begins with water-filled abstract images which over time become clearer and end with subjects who are clearly visible, but enveloped in a light fog.
My intention is to obscure the line between painting and photography while documenting a change in my recent family history.
The titles are randomly applied sentence fragments from The Mapmaker's Dream by James Cowan.”
These are both large and small scale works. I particularly love the large ones.