Michelle Endersby Creates Portraits of Beauty, Hope, and Inspiration

| May 22, 2015

The flower portraits of Australian painter Michelle Endersby are inspired by a vision the artist experienced upon awakening from a coma following emergency brain surgery.

Michelle Endersby. Victoria Gold. Acrylic on Canvas. 30"x30"

Michelle Endersby. Victoria Gold. Acrylic on Canvas. 30″x30″

Each image is far more than a figurative representation of a flower – in truth, these works explore the varying personalities and forms of roses throughout each phase of their natural lifecycle. Endersby’s masterful use of light and shadow not only helps define the overall composition but also adds a depth of meaning and an emotive element to the overall effect.

Each of her paintings is created on a round canvas, meant to symbolize wholeness, the cycle of life, and the mystery of eternity. However, Endersby’s roses go beyond a representation of love, beauty, and sacred divinity; they serve as an invitation to the viewer to take a moment and contemplate the sacred. As Endersby explains, “I hope my paintings will inspire an awakening in others, as I feel I have been entrusted with a mission to share a vision of beauty, hope, and inspiration with the world.”

Exhibition Dates: June 12, 2015 – July 2, 2015
Reception: Thursday June 18, 2015, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11-6
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York

Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/artistpage/Michelle_Endersby.aspx

Featured artists:

In Reverie of Form

Irina L. Johnson | Charles Weiss | Anastasia Voltchok | Alana O’Hern | Lin Sun | Annamaria Cignola | Michelle Endersby | Branko Miskovic | David George | Joe Datuin | Amalia Padilla-Gregg

About the Exhibition

In Reverie of Form: Bodies of Art

The artists featured in the exhibition In Reverie of Form have embraced using their own unique styles a variety of subjects: from nature to wildlife to the human body. These artists create through painting, sketching, and sculpting extraordinary studies of their chosen themes. Cultural portraits, emotional human sculptures, fashionable farm animals, bright odes to flora, and even a touch of the abstract all come together in this comprehensive collection of contemporary fine art: an exhibition of wonder and re-examination.


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