Emily Brett Lukens
December 8—February 4, 2017
The Hall, Crane Arts, 1400 North American Street, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA
Second Thursday receptions: December 8th & January 12th, 6-9pm
PHILADELPHIA— InLiquid presents an exhibition of new works by artist member Emily Brett Lukens. Emily Brett Lukens uses resources from nature to create drawings and paintings that represent close-up and far away views of the earth. Her work often reflects her Midwest upbringing, where the view is flat and travel from one location to another allows the viewer time to study the patterns of the landscape. Her non-representational images are layers of texture—combining acrylic paint, oil stick and collage mediums—creating tension and unique patterns. The images appear when the color resonates through the layered surfaces, making them glow.
About the Artist:
Emily Brett Lukens is a painter and printmaker living in Philadelphia. After graduating with an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, Brett Lukens taught Printmaking at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Fine Arts, Moore College of Art and Design, and Bucks County Community College. Currently, she teaches drawing and painting at the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial. Brett Lukens has been exhibiting her work since the 1980’s and has work in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Kellogg Center, Michigan State University, West Chester State College, and corporate and private collections.