ANU alumna Susana Enriquez to Exhibit in NYC

25 August 2015

Chelsea's Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Australian National University alumna Susana Enriquez (GradDipArts '09) in Masters of the Imagination: The Latin American Fine Art Exhibition. The exhibition opens September 16th and will run until October 6th, 2015. The opening reception will take place Thursday, September 17th, from 6-8 PM. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend.

About the Artist

Susana Enriquez's acrylic on canvas paintings offer qualitative, abstract musings on the universal powers of music and poetry. Rhythmic juxtapositions of hard-edged canvas and fluid abstraction abound, with hints of latent human figuration half buried in rich pools of texturized hue. Space, time, color and temporality saturate the works, and Enriquez's strong education and extensive knowledge of classical painting techniques allow her to harness creative energies with skill and ease. Her marriage to much celebrated major Mexican composer Manuel Enriquez has deeply informed her work and magnificent appreciation for music. Says Enriquez of one of the primary forces driving her life and work, "Music exalts the ability to feel, to be creative... to arouse the imagination." In addition to music and poetry, her works bear clear resonances with the brightly colored social and cultural environments of Mexico, the artist's homeland.

Susana Enriquez was born in Mexico City and currently splits her time between Australia and Mexico. She has shown her work internationally including in exhibitions in Australia, Mexico, Spain, Japan, England and France.

Exhibition Dates: September 16, 2015 - October 6, 2015

Reception: Thursday September 17, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11-6

Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York

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