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About the Artist

Valaree Cox (Seattle) is a mixed media abstract painter working with plaster, paper and paint on wood panels. Her work, although abstract, reads as a narrative telling a story around the events of her life. She creates organically, using torn paper and maps over the plaster and integrating both with layers of paint and glazes. You can see the influence of where she lives in the Northwest; near the salt water, the mountains and the trees. Through Ms. Cox’s textures and contrasts you sense her stories of emotional upheaval and the impact of her environment.

Information included above was provided by artist at the time of application.