Location: United States
Britnie is a Maryland based artist,who captures energy through light and vibrant colors.After growing up near the Chesapeake Bay,her work is inspired by nature,often depicting the absence of human presence,liberation (“set free”) and freedom (“being free”).Her abstract work consists of a variety of unconventional techniques to capture elements of color and texture.
One of the most used techniques in her abstract paintings, is the method of mixing each individual color using acrylic paint, floetrol, silicone, and water followed by a blow torch.Together, they create cellular forms.Britnie also achieves different designs and textures using household objects such as strainers, straws, and frosting spatulas.She reveals the personality of nature, while providing the viewer the opportunity to escape and appreciate all the beauty that surrounds us.
She received a BA from Goucher College as a fine and performing arts scholar,studied art and Greek mythology abroad in Greece in the summer of 2012, and also took studio painting classes at the Maryland Institute College of Art.Her work has also been featured in Mid-Atlantic shows,and published in magazines such as Chestnut Review, Sonder Midwest,Mud Season Review,Blue Mesa Review,Abstract Magazine TV,and many more. More of her work can be found at www.BNWArt.com.
This portfolio includes a selection of my fluid abstract paintings, completed by mixing acrylic colors, silicone, and water to achieve a variety of effects. Various methods of tilting and use of unconventional household tools are used to manipulate the pieces, resulting in different designs.