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Ann Orlowski

Sizing and Price Examples:
I work in a wide range of sizes from as small as 4” x 4” image size, typically framed up to 36” x 36.” I work on cradled panels, framed or unframed.

36” x 36” – unframed cradled panel $3,400
30” x 40” – unframed cradled panel $3,600
24” x 36” – unframed cradled panel $3,200
24” x 24” – unframed cradled panel $2,000, framed $2,200
16” x 16” – unframed $1,200, framed $1,400
12” x 12” – unframed $850, framed $950
8” x 8” – framed $475
5” x 7” – framed $450

Artist Bio:

Ann Orlowski is a painter based in Madison, WI. Her hard-edge depictions of architectural design explore themes of modernity and industrialization. Orlowski’s clever use of line and color plays with our vision, manipulating our perspective and spatial awareness. She holds a BFA from the University of Northern Iowa, where she focused on printmaking. Since leaving the University setting in 2004, she has developed her painting practice and has shown her work throughout the region. She has focused her career on both art-making and curation. Orlowski is the Assistant Art Director at Abel ContemporaryGallery, she curates shows in the Madison area and has juried art shows and fairs throughout the region.

Artist Statement:
The known world is understood through the particular mind of each individual observer. I am interested in how the space I create within a composition is perceived by the viewer. In my painting practice, I achieve this convergence of perceptions by applying visual indicators of the constructed world through the use of simplified architectural elements. These indicators are a means of representing the human presence without direct representation of the body. Despite its absence, the body is reflected through this constructed world, allowing the viewer an entry point into the work through simplified but familiar designed spaces. Each piece deconstructs the visual world, breaking elements into simplified forms, and reconstructing these forms in new ways. The compositions are deliberate, concise, and organized. By implementing the stylistic elements of geometric forms to create volume, and line to flatten the visual space, I am translating the three-dimensional world onto a two-dimensional plane. The dichotomy of form and line creates tension within the image plane, allowing me to manipulate space in exciting and compelling ways.