Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Eva Lundsager

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Brookline, MA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2023

Visual Artist Eva Lundsager’s paintings evoke our constantly shifting attention, as it moves between interior life and exterior circumstance. Using varied processes; layers of pours, drips, glazes, and brushstrokes large and small, the animated marks suggest life-forms, unknown but familiar. For more than 30 years, Lundsager’s abstract work has been engaging both the state of the environment and the possibilities of painting.

Lundsager is a Guggenheim Fellow, and has work in the collections of the Dallas Museum of Art, the Saint Louis Museum of Art, and the Whanki Foundation in Seoul. In 2023 she had a solo exhibition at Talley Dunn Gallery in Dallas of related work called "Seeing Changing." Lundsager's solo show "Ovation" was at Praise Shadows Gallery in Boston earlier in 2023.

While at MacDowell, she began a new series, working on four large (4.5 ft. x 5.5 ft.) canvases and completed 20 24 in. x18 in. works on paper.

Studios

Eastman

Eva Lundsager worked in the Eastman studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, this century-old farm building was reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built to provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for studio use in the mid-1950s with the…

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