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Dorinda Skains Solo Exhibit, Feb 3 - 25

Pacific Northwest, - February 9th, 2012

Juneau-Douglas City Museum solo artist for the month of February is Dorinda Skains. Her new show, Solitude & Place, will be displayed Feb 3 to 25, Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. This exhibit represents personal and visual recollections of Southeast Alaska landscapes. They are created from her experiences, memories and feelings of this place and were made to simply record a time, a day, a season or a mood. The artworks are created from a mix of traditional and non-traditional media. Blending art with technology, each work begins with a traditional painting or collage, which is scanned and digitally hand-painted. Shapes and colors are multiplied and exaggerated with algorithms creating new dynamic patterns. The resulting work is printed, painted with pastels or acrylics and rescanned. This process is repeated until the balance and mood express her feelings of a particular...