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June 2011

Providence Gallery in Charlotte, NC, Features Works by Dru Warmath

Providence Gallery, located in historic Myers Park, in Charlotte, NC, will present an exhibition of select works from nationally acclaimed artist, Dru Warmath. This extensive show, on view from June 7 - 30, 2011, will introduce two new series, “Intimate Spaces,” and “Hikers.” Avid collectors of Warmath’s popular series, “Coastal Landscapes” will be excited to find new works from this collection represented as well.

Warmath is an accomplished artist who has been painting professionally for two decades. An elected member of the National Watercolor Society, Warmath’s innovative choice of subject matter and approach to the canvas has been rewarded with numerous awards and recognition in competitive shows on a regional and national level.

Warmath describes the content of her artwork as an illustration of her study of relationships: relationships between people, the relationship between each of us and the natural world, and the complicated relationship between conceptual color and abstracted shapes.

As a painter, Warmath does not seek to recreate a realistic recreation of her subject. She strongly emphasizes her goal to record her emotional response to her inspiration for painting, and then use her technique of working with abstracted shapes and vibrant color to engage the observer and inspire them to contemplate the interplay of relationships found in each of her paintings.

Warmath’s “Intimate Spaces” series invites the viewer into the painting to explore the interaction between the figures and explore and enjoy the surprises offered by Warmath’s deft use of subtle nuances that repeatedly reclaim the observer’s attention.

The “Hikers” series is particularly personal to Warmath and her family, since these works are inspired by frequent hiking excursions in the Blue Ridge Mountains, “a favorite family activity.”

Warmath’s “Coastal Landscapes” series is also one that she holds close to her heart, as it allows her to continue exploring her endearing love for the beautiful South Carolina coast, “a place she still calls home.”

Providence Gallery has been serving Charlotte and the Carolinas for 33 years.

For further information check our NC Commercial Gallery listings, call the gallery at 704/333-4535 or visit (


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