Lolly Owens, ISEA

Award Winning Contemporary Artist

Lolly Owens, ISEA

Contemporary Artist

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Artist Lolly Owens Interested in learning more about the creative process? Like to expand your skills? Find out more about creative experiences available to you!

 

Book Signing

Join Me at Keeton's Office & Art Supply Saturday February 17, 10 am to 1 pm. I will be signing copies of my NEW Book Art and Food.

 

 

Eckerd College Invitational Exhibit
Lewis House, The Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College
January 6 to April 28, 2018

Lolly Owens is one of seven artist invited to display three to four artworks at this prestigious center. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, January 18, 5 to 6:30 pm and refreshments will be served. Lolly’s book, Art and Food will also be available at the reception.

In April, Lolly will give a presentation to members of the Academy for Senior Professionals at Eckerd College, which is located in Lewis House, at 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL.

26th Annual International Society of Experimental Artists
from October 3 to November 25, 2017

Lolly Owens shown with Maxine Masterfield, Founder of the International Society of Experimental Artists

Lolly Owens ISEA Membership CertificateLolly Owens received her Signature Membership to the International Society of Experimental Artists at the Opening Reception, which took place on October 27, 2017. To achieve this honor, Lolly's artwork was required to be displayed at three international juried art shows. In this international show, Lolly’s work "Gratitude" was one of 77 selected from 400 submissions to be included.

Lolly is shown with Maxine Masterfield, one of the two founding members of the International Society of Experimental Artists, and well known artist. Lolly's work "Gratitude", Acrylic, 40" x 40"x 1.25" is shown in the background.

BIG ARTS Sanibel Island hosts the 26th Annual International Society of Experimental Artists’ Juried Exhibition and Symposium. The ISEA has a rich history of celebrating innovation through the arts, encouraging artists to explore new ideas, techniques, and subject matter, with no rules. The resulting art is stimulating, refreshing, and cutting edge.

 

Award s, Shows

Lolly’s work "Joy" was on display from May 30 to June 22, 2017 at The Sarasota Branch of the National League of American Pen Women Exhibition at Richard and Barbara Basch Gallery and Willis Smith Gallery in the Larry R. Thompson Academic Center at Ringling College of Art+Design, Sarasota, FL.

In 2015 Lolly received Honorable Mention for her work entitled "Buoyancy" from Art Center Manatee: Without Boundaries Exhibit, Maxine Masterfield, juror. Lolly also received Honorable Mention for her work entitled "That Girl 20" from Art Center Sarasota: At The Heart of It. Jurors were Jerome Chesley and Jill Hoffman-Kowal.

"Kooza" was one of two Lolly Art paintings included in the May, 2013 exhibit which showcased fine art, books and music from the Sarasota Chapter of the National League of American Pen Women. At the close of the exhibit, "Kooza" was selected for publication in the national magazine "The Pen Woman", Spring/Summer, 2013, center pages.

Lolly's work 'Digital Detox' took 2nd place in the acrylics category at the 2013 Windsor Invitational.

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Reviews

Marty Fugate, Correspondent for the Sarasota Herald Tribune had this to say:
"...Lolly Owens’ nonobjective paintings are as striking as ever. Her "Joy" catches your eye with a swirling vortex of bright, acrylic colors, a maelstrom of yellow, white and red, interspersed with bold, black brushstrokes." in his article entitled "Pen Women exhibit offers 23 flavors of art at Ringling College", which appeared June 4, 2017.

"Lolly is a creative force that constantly evolves. She has the ability to improvise and manipulate her art with organic and cerebral manifestations of materials that are unique, highly creative and beautiful. We have a giclee of 'Out of My Head' and originals of 'Falling Water', 'Inna 1', and 'Jazz Man', as well as several smaller works. My personal favorite is 'Jazz Man' as it expresses the history of the man's life and soul in his face. In sum, Lolly is like a creative investigator who is constantly looking for clues and evidence with which to create remarkable, unique and beautiful art." - Ron Thiessen III, collector

"As an expressive artist, Lolly Owens captures the essence of her imagery through her vibrant colors and textures in her mixed media artworks. She has created a unique visual language by personalizing the symbols within the artworks. Their inventive and unique qualities add to the whimsy and seriousness of Lolly's interpretation of her artistic journey." - Joanna Coke, MFA, artist and instructor

Collectibles

At this time, Lolly does not offer any of her works in giclee fine art print format. The collectibles below are new and creative ways to own artwork by Lolly Owens.

Art and Food

by Lolly Owens

As an artist, Lolly's studio time is paramount, but even artists have to eat!

Lolly has customized some of her favorite meals to save preparation time, provide her family with nutritious meals, and maintain dietary requirements. Her book, Art and Food combines 32 images of her work with recipes that can be prepared quickly, and are both healthy and delicious!

Designer Tote Bag

There are very few of these beautiful totes available, and no two are exactly the same! Lolly has hand embellished and signed each one.

Pillow Art

Soft, sculptural & collectible! This pillow combines WOW with a touch of whimsy! Each one is hand embellished, numbered and signed.

 

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