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Pamela Kogen

  • 480 Gate Five Road, Studio 306A, Sausalito CA, 94965
  • 306A

About The Artist

Artist Statement

PAMELA KOGEN/STUDIO 306A

My abstract paintings and drawings are inspired by, and a playful reaction to, my environment. Spending several months a year living on a sailboat, immersed in a continually shifting landscape, has greatly influenced my work. It reminds me over and over again of the constancy of change and perception and the ephemeral nature of capturing a fleeting moment or emotions.

I am a mixed media artist and often incorporate textiles into drawings and paintings-for their form, texture or cultural references. Many of the drawings hanging in my studio are from ‘Walking my line’, a series of 100 consecutive daily drawings completed this past May. In this series I explored and expanded my vocabulary of mark-making taking my line for a walk wherever it would lead, reacting in the moment without hesitation.

Color is a passion and integral part of my work. In my recent paintings I have migrated the free spirit of my line into the compositions as gesture and form-fully embracing color.

“As an artist, playing with an arsenal of color-my brush and crayons magic wands, creating is the ultimate freedom.”

I live in San Francisco with my husband and faithful dog, and work out of my studio in this historic ICB building in Sausalito.

Biography

 

BFA painting, Parsons School of Design (NYC)
Leo Marchutz School (Aix-en-Provence)

ICBAA member 2017

ICBAA board member 2021

Art Medium(s)

Acrylic Paint, Drawing, Mixed Media, Oil Paint

Studio Information

Building Name

Industrial Center Building

Studio Or Unit Number

306A

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Phone

(914) 582-7231

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