Fragile Balance
Patricia Hagen

July 3 – August 3, 2008

Opening Reception: 5-8pm
First Thursday, July 3, 2008

Artist will be in attendance the first and final Saturdays of the month.

PUNCH presents Fragile Balance, an exhibition of new paintings and sculpture by Patricia Hagen. In this latest work, Hagen draws inspiration from looking at electron microscope photos of cells, bacteria, viruses, and other organisms. For Hagen, the jumble of forms represent the amalgam of life in its ever evolving set of systems, and the balance necessary to maintain those systems.  Using watercolor and polymer clay, she examines the structure of these organisms, and considers their place in our lives.

Hagen received her MFA from California College of the Arts in 1994 and relocated to Seattle in 2001, where she has since shown at Bryan Ohno Gallery and SAM rental/sales gallery.  Her work was featured in the 2007 Pacific Coast edition of New American Painting. 

July Hours: Noon-5pm Friday-Sunday,
or by appointment.

Next Exhibition:

Nathan DiPietro
(more info)


Breach (detail), watercolor on paper, 22" x 30", 2008

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