... and nothing quite like the engaging, tactile experience of wielding painting implements -- brushes, palette knives, etc. -- on a variety of substrates. Teasing out latent imagery in textures, discovering ways to 'clinch' what it is I see in my mind's eye. It is, as the Bard of Avon so aptly stated, "such stuff as dreams are made on."
~ Carmen Hathaway 2018
Checkmate, 36" x 30", © 1986