Ember Fairbairn-Ramsay is a contemporary artist for whom creating art is communion with creation, it is a contemplative meditation where one “loses” the self and merges into all that is and all that is yet to be.
About the Artist
Meditative and insightful, Ember Fairbairn-Ramsay has crafted a body of work that treasures the self amongst the boundless glories of our world. Her palette is at once subtle and fiery, modulating hues with layer after layer of paint that is allowed to drip and take on a life of its own. This painterly approach adds an ethereal and organic quality to each piece. Fairbairn-Ramsay seeks to promote transpersonal exploration with her art. Space and openness is fundamental to the composition, allowing the audience to wander with both their eyes and spirits. The overarching theme focuses on nature, although certain works nod toward the teachings of Taoism and Buddhism while others speak to the timeless continuity of life. “Creating art for me is communion with creation,” she explains. “It is a meditation where one ‘loses’ self and merges into all that is and all that is yet to be.”
Since 2000, Ember Fairbairn-Ramsay has exhibited frequently throughout her native Australia, and she has recently entered the dynamic art scene of New York.
Exhibition Dates: November 2, 2011 – November 23, 2011
Reception: Thursday, November 3, 2011, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City
Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m.
About the Exhibition:
Three wonderful exhibitions will be showing at Agora Gallery this November. Altered States of Reality: an Exhibition of Analog and Digital Photography is always popular, collecting examples of fine art photography that exemplify what is most powerful and appealing about the medium. Feel your horizons expanding through the work in Pathway to Abstraction, which explores the mystery and magic of form and the creative process, and be delighted and inspired by The Persistence of Form, in which talented artists discover new ways to reflect the world and reach into viewers' minds
Pathway to Abstraction: Veronica Barcellona, Tiril, Julio Crews, Ember Fairbairn-Ramsay, Mauro Filigheddu, Kenji Inoue, Jeanette Marie Kjeldsen, Walter B. Probst, John J. Sayer, Kevin Smola, Laurence Steenbergen, Paka Traykova
Altered States of Reality: an Exhibition of Analog and Digital Photography: Fabian, Mike Cable, H. Scott Cushing, Glenn deWitt, Mauro Fioravanti, Alfredo Gonzalez, Debra Kayata, Denis Palbiani, Fernando Salado, Joel Schlossberg, Cade Turner
The Persistence of Form: Carl Gethmann, Wendy Webster Good, Steven R. Hill, Brigitte Martinez, Carolina De Medina, Tarah Nutter, Judy Quest, Brady Steward, Rolf M. Vogt
About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a fine art gallery, established in 1984 and located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea art galleries district. It is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of talented artists from around the world and around the corner, while providing quality and original art to collectors. Gallery II, an elegant adjacent gallery space, gives artists the ideal area for a solo or group exhibition of their own, organized and publicized by Agora Gallery. The gallery also publishes ARTisSpectrum Magazine, a bi-annual magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries, art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of international talented artists as well as feature articles, reviews and interviews. Agora Gallery is also the sponsor of ARTmine, one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide to view and purchase fine art. The gallery also runs Agora Art Blog, a blog designed to provide helpful information and advice for artists while providing a forum for artists to help one another by sharing their experiences and thoughts.