Glenda Hares works in an impressionistic style that is instantly likable – not too realistic, not too abstract. There is just enough definition here without confining the viewers’ imagination and sensual experience of the work. The most outstanding element here is Hares’ splendid use of color. This is vibrant, yet softly saturated color. Pastels predominate, but they are never sugary, retaining a vivid richness that is actually quite masterful. Acrylic paint often shows as artificial and synthetic. The acrylic paintings in this exhibit, however, resound with a naturalness that is pleasing and surprising.
"Art is just something that's a part of your life and you do it on a regular basis like brushing your teeth. Whether you feel like it or not, whether you're inspired or not, you just go do it and eventually good things happen," she said. "Or, you hope good things happen, they don't always."
In the show that opens May 10th through June 15th at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing, Good Things Happen.