Adria Arch

Twist, turn, spin, bend, leap – these words evoke the dance-like gestures that form my paintings.There is a strong sense of motion, electricity, and exploration that harkens back to childhood play. My process begins with dried paint spills, each one unique, formed by gravity, surface porosity and pigments dispersed in water.The resulting organic shapes exude a sensuality and playfulness in their relationship with each other. With the abundance of color and contrast, the unfolding stories refer to humans or animals navigating their worlds as best they can with humor and perseverance.