Jade Gates : Connections (SARASOTA)

A collection of new original figure paintings by local Sarasota artist Jade Gates opens Thursday, February 6th, at Chasen Galleries Sarasota!

Of her artistic beginnings, Jade says, "My artistic career began behind a camera. First I hand-tinted photographs and then began to transfer film onto art paper and apply watercolors and pastels. These unique processes provided me with the opportunity to exhibit and teach in galleries, museums, and colleges throughout the world. My enthusiasm for the painting process spurred me on to oil painting. After years of teaching and traveling, I now focus my energies on painting in my home studio."

Connections is a show that embodies the key aspect Jade tries to embody in her work: "Whether my paintings are figurative or abstract, I'm focusing on how it is all connected. I like to let the color and light flow across figures and shapes showing the connection between all that surrounds them. and the sameness in all that exists."

We hope you'll join us to meet the artist, and get inspired by the new work she brings to our Sarasota collectors!

Opening Reception:
Thursday, February 6th
5pm - 8pm