An intriguing group of new oil paintings and related pieces fill the main rooms of the Braithwaite Fine Art Gallery beginning November 6th. They are the recent work of Fiona Phillips, a member of SUU’s adjunct faculty in art who completed her Master of Fine Arts at the Vermont College of Fine Arts earlier this year.
The show is dominated by a large collection of figurative scenes grouped under the title Reconstructed Memory. These canvases explore the theme of loss and nostalgia, focusing mainly on Ms. Phillips’ memories of her mother, personal objects associated with her, and the family’s photographic archive . . .
READ THE FULL ARTICLE IN THE NOVEMBER 2008 EDITION OF 15 BYTES.