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proudly presents

Gretchen Gammell
 'Appetite for Indulgence'
Opening Reception
Thursday, December 9th, 6-9 pm

Gretchen Gammell 'Expectations' Acrylic on Board 36"H x 36"W


Gretchen Gammell: Appetite For Indulgence

Gammell's contribution as an artist is not limited to her ability to move paint. Her capacity to portray an emotion as both storyteller and painter are omnipresent. As you move through her work one cannot help but to note the use of color as an indication of mood and size and scale as indications of emotional weight. Her characters often seem stoic but always have intense purpose and her tremendous ability as a painter serves that purpose.

Gretchen Gammell graduated with a degree in painting from Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2003. She has exhibited her watercolor and figurative paintings for the past six years in Oregon, Washington and Vancouver B.C. Her work remains rooted in exploring the female form and mind while balancing such personal issues with the pleasure and intrigue she finds through the unusual color and mark-making of her abstract paintings. Her work can be found in several private collection and notable public collection including the Max Hotel in Seattle, Washington. 

Gretchen Gammel,  'I think you love me the way I love this pet I once abandoned at my parents house while I went to do something for myself for a long time.', Acrylic on Canvas  48"H x 60"W

Gretchen Gammel,  'A Miniature Representation of Something',  Acrylic on Canvas   30"H x 40"W

Gretchen Gammell
 'Appetite For Indulgence'
December 9th 2010 to January 4th, 2011
Opening Reception
Thursday, December 9, 6-9 PM

Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11-5PM , Sunday 12-5PM, or by appt.

For more information please contact Left Coast Galleries at
info@leftcoastgalleries.com or call (818) 760 7010