A mixed media on canvas titled Color Wall Series by listed artist Robert T. Baribeau (New York/Oregon; b. 1949), created in 1993. This work is created with fabric swatches to the lower right, plastic, painted with acrylic paint. Rendered in an abstract style with a thick impasto are sweeping forms across the center of the composition in white. While a gradient of silver blues with trails in the paint present along the upper portion of the composition. The piece is signed with the artist’s initials and dated to the lower left corner. To the verso, the canvas backing is signed with the artist full name, titled, and has a dedication that reads “To Bill”. Presented without glass in a gold tone composite frame.
Robert T. Baribeau received an undergraduate degree from Portland State University in 1977 and an MFA from the Pratt Institute in New York in 1978. Baribeau’s work primarily focuses on the “study of the human experience with nature” as stated in his artist statement. He has exhibited work throughout New York at the Allan Stone Gallery and the Anna Zorina Gallery as well as group exhibitions at Neuberger Museum, New York, Jeremy Stone Gallery, New York, and the Westport Arts Center, Westport, Connecticut, to name a few. Currently, Baribeau is a faculty member at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon.
- scuffs and scratches are present to the frame; paper backing is cut to reveal writing on the canvas backing.
- measured in the frame; visible image size: 24" W x 24" H.