May 16, 2017

An evening with visual artist, Rosalyn Engelman, exploring her life and creative process through film, music, and conversation.  The 70-minute program includes the documentary film Rosalyn Engelman: The Color of Memory, the artist in conversation with BPAC director Ted Altschuler, and Nocturnes by Chopin, Faure and Lowell Liebermann performed by pianist David Shimoni.  At the end, join us for a toast to the triptych Nocturnes, which Rosalyn Engelman generously donated to BPAC.

March 27, 2017

Rosalyn Engelman has just been awarded with International Award Francisco Goya. This prize is for the artists that are worth for their artistic merit, and it is also one of the most prestigious art awards awarded in the heart of Barcelona.

February 17, 2017

Rosalyn has just been awarded the International Prize Dante Alighieri.

it is one of the most prestigious art awards awarded in the heart of Peschiera del Garda.

The name has been chosen because Dante in his verse 70-78 of the XX canto of the “Inferno” ( The hell) talks about the city on the shore of the lake.

January 30, 2017

Last Saturday, I was honored to welcome the wonderful Dr. Padmaja Kandula to the studio. Here she is with her new acquisition, RED

January 23, 2017

Here with two greats!
My dear friends, Sylvia Agostini and MaryAnn Roos and I in front of my paintings hanging at the Majestic Towers in Bal Harbour, Florida!
Great times, Great company!


 

January 23, 2017

 My long time friend Sylvia recently sent me these pictures she found of us "back in the day!"
Thank you Sylvie for the photos and the memories!

November 7, 2016

New addition to the MEMORIES series:
 

 MEMORIES III
2016

36 x 36"
Acrylic on Canvas

November 7, 2016

Noir, of the Rouge Et Blanc Et Noir Et Moi series
2016
36 x 36"
Acrylic on Canvas
 

November 1, 2016

2016
36 x 36"
Acrylic on Canvas

November 1, 2016

 Musings on Memory:
 

When i say everything is memory, I mean it.

When I look at these paintings, I see paint on paint,
color on color, pigment over pigment.

Color is coming forward, but receding.
Color is trying to come out.
It's a force of its own, yet it can't quite make it to the surface.

These strokes, I just find so beautiful, so pronounced. By layering, they take control of the eye. They guide the eye with subtle, overlapping textures.
This is, to me, a visual and abstract representation of memory itself.
Because layering is what memory is, in a sense.
One memory; one experience on top of the other. Always trying to reach the surface.
Memories are not everything we are, they are not all we experience and perceive.
They are only a part of us. But they are built, one on top of the other.
Just as life is, essentially, just an accumulation of experiences, of memories, one on top of the other.

Layering. Some reaching the surface, while others trapped beneath.
All of t...

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