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Howland's contemporary, realism, original oil painting on canvas is a result of letting images come to her organically. Howland reflects on human spirituality and nature, and our relationships to other organisms, both the enlightened and horrific.
The red and orange birds appear as a veil for the figurative dreamer against an otherwise brown, green, stark leafless landscape which leaves just a hint of flowers hanging on bare branches. This fine art painting comes unframed, but painted on a 2.5" gallery wrapped canvas ready to hang.
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Hi-Fructose Interview: Meghan Howland Discusses Her Moody Oil Paintings by Nathan Spoor.
Meghan Howland is an oil painter currently working from her studio in Portland, Maine. With a pragmatic approach to creating, Howland shares with Hi-Fructose that painting allows her to express herself in ways that words simply cannot. While painting, she reflects on human spirituality and nature by studying the relationship of humanity to other organisms. Howland’s work exemplifies what she calls an enlightening and horrific struggle for balance – meaning that the intention for her work is that it functions as complex emotional portraits of our condition. She calls it a “beautiful struggle to once again exist more harmoniously with our world.” This is a clip to read more go to http://hifructose.com/2015/08/25/interview-meghan-howland-discusses-her-moody-oil-paintings
b. 1985, Haverhill, MA, United States, based in Maine, United States