The bright colors and stylized subjects of Belassen’s paintings are emotionally evocative. When asked to do a series of flower paintings for a children’s hospital in Phoenix, she did seven different types of flowers that were supposed to make people happy. For her — and she hopes for her viewers — accuracy is not so important as the feelings evoked. “It doesn’t have to be exact, right?”
From Sue Martin’s article on Sherri Belassen. Read the full article here.
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