Sky-high aerial perspective inspires artist
Sydell Lewis for new exhibition of paintings
When Sydell Lewis flies she takes a window seat, gazes at the ground for stimulating images, and then shoots away with a digital camera. The results can be seen in 'Emotional Landscapes,' the latest show of her art, in Palo Alto.
"The rare opportunity to observe natural and artificial configurations of the Earth's surface from 35,000 feet is intoxicating," says Lewis, who lives and works in an Eichler in Sunnyvale, where she hangs her completed and partially completed paintings on a living room 'show wall' to see how they look in a real living space.
'Emotional Landscapes,' a two-person show that also features abstract work by Midori McCabe, will remain on view at Gallery House, an artists' cooperative gallery at 320 South California Avenue, from March 3 to 28. As chair of the cooperative, Lewis helps run the gallery, which shares a...