In the spirit of supporting the arts in Northeast Florida and exposing the community to artists with whom they may not be familiar, Butterfield Garage Gallery is presenting its Second Invitational Exhibition during the month of October. The featured artists were invited by member artists.
Here’s a look at the featured artists:
Stacey Fletcher, selected by Juliana Romnes
Juliana Romnes has been an admirer of Stacey Fletcher’s mixed-media paintings for quite some time and felt that her work would complement her photography. Both artists emphasize abstracted lines, bold forms and expressive movement to convey emotional qualities.
“Largely inspired by abstract expressionism, naive mark making, intuitive gestures and driven by symbolism, my work is layered with metaphors of myself and others,” said Fletcher. “These paintings often incorporate a sense of childhood imagery disguised among the colorful layers that contrast with a chaotic approach to energetic mark making.”
Fletcher is a