Mary Bacon Artist Statement
In my paintings am idealizing the universal flower or leaf, seeing the leaf or flower as an icon, an object of profound contemplation and meditation. Often the composition suggests a mandala or labyrinth shape. The lines of images within some of these paintings are like the lines of a musical composition, or lines of poetry. I am telling my story line by line, a story of the beauty I saw in a particular place and time.
Newer inspirations for my work include small modular botanical paintings to bring beauty into smaller spaces, and textural abstracts that represent to me the colors of the new energies being brought in by the Indigo Children at this time.