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Margaret Lanzetta

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Belur 0832 oil, enamel on panel 24" x 24" 2009
Howrah 0322 oil, enamel on panel 24" x 24" 2009
4 paintings: each 12" square, oil, acrylic on panel, 2011
Parigi 0842 oil, enamel on panel 24" x 24" 2011
Stylish Show-Up: oil/canvas 60" x 52" 2010, Karnal 0184, oil/panel 24" x 24" 2009, 3 small paintings & Parigi 0842, 2011
Artist's Statement

INSPIRATION: Buddhism, nature, Islamic architecture, Pop Art
PALATTE: Saturated neon orange, pink, yellow and red, OSHA safety colors of the industrial arena, colors also rooted in devotional experiences of many world religions
WORK PROCESS: Silkscreening, stamping used to create rich, tactile surfaces. Offering a counterpoint to geometry, these repetitive processes, transformed into a “physical mantra”, meld the concrete with the spiritual.
MAIN THEMES: schematic and metaphoric, the work incorporates geometry and organic forms juxtaposed with patterns extracted from architecture and industrial surfaces. The works are conceived in named series such as Company Paintings, see: Each series a unique chapter within the larger oeuvre. Paralleling Warhol’s forays into seriality and abstraction of everyday imagery, patterns migrate, collide and reappear from series to series

2011 Stripe! La Viola Gallery, NY
2010 Pet the Pretty Tiger: Works 1990-2010, Cantor Gallery
2009 how to live elsewhere KBFA, NY
2006 Vapor Trail, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston
2005 Queens International, Queens Museum

British Museum, the V & A, UK
Yale University Gallery
New York Public Library

2010 A Post Modern Garden, John Yau. Art
2008 Kramarsky Drawing Collection, Amy Eshoo
2006 Global Pop , Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid
2005 Prints Now, Gill Saunders, Rosemary Miles, UK

2010 Ucross Artist Residency, Wyoming
2008 Fulbright Fellowship (India & Syria)
2007 NYC subway commission
2007, 04, 01 MacDowell Residency
2003 British Academy, Rome: Painting Award
1998 Dieu Donne Grant