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  • Down From the Sky - paintings and collages by Pamela Hahn

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    Name: Down From the Sky - paintings and collages by Pamela Hahn
    Date: October 1, 2023
    Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT
    Shaking the Papyrus, Mixed medium 16" x 12"
    Event Description:
    Pamela Hahn is exhibiting recent encaustic paintings and collages in her show “Down from the Sky.” In this body of work, Hahn began with the possibilities of her materials. She used her collection of encaustic scrapings that provided unexpected mixtures of color and texture as well as her stash of papers, printed matter and found objects.
     As the work progressed, themes evolved. She was introduced to a poem by Wendell Berry that begins, “I’ve come down from the sky…”. Those first words captured her imagination and resulted in the pieces titled “Down from the Sky” and “Blowing in the Wind.”
     During this time Hahn read about new excavations at Pompeii where she had experienced a memorable visit. She is deeply drawn to ancient cultures and artifacts. The collages, Remembering Pompeii, were inspired by having seen frescoes and walls that survived the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
    Partners Gallery, 40652 Ukiah St., Mendocino
    Date/Time Information:
    September 7 - October 9
    Second Saturday Meet the Artist - September 9, 5-7 PM
    Gallery open Thursday through Monday, 11AM to 5 PM
    Contact Information:
    707 962-0233
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