"Bounding Main" Highlight: Diana Corvelle

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Diana Corvelle, "Besotted"
gouache and watercolor on panel, 11" x 17," 2013

Diana Corvelle's work engages with the traditions of folklore and allegorical narrative, reimagining personal experience as myth.  "Using mythological and iconic imagery to depict real-life issues establishes a protected space in which to examine the emotional content of each experience."

Countless layers of gouache, delicately cross-hatched and seemingly "stitched" together on the wood panel, gives the painting a solidity  and depth. "Like remembered experiences, each component is both elusive and concrete."

In "Besotted," Corvelle creates a deeply moving image, a figure standing at the shore of a sea of words, gazing off at distance horizons.

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