Out of the Blue into the Black

Artwork
Identifier:
2020.16.4
Artist:
Nuel Friend
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Concrete Trowel Patch and Oil Paint on Wood Panel
Date:
2019
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 18" Width: 24" Depth: 1"
Description:
Abstract landscape painting on board. Top half of the painting is dark, almost black while the lower half is brighter with yellows and reds with brown overtones. The center between the two halves has areas of white.
Historical Context:
Nuel Friend received a BFA in Graphic Design from Michigan State University and an MFA in Fine Art Painting from Kendall College of Art and Design. Since completing graduate school in 2009, Friend’s work has been featured in California Homes and Veranda Magazine. He has been a part of several solo and group exhibitions.