Sensual Flora: Megan Cosby

17 Jul

There are some artists whose careers I’ve had my eye on for quite some time.  Florida artist Megan Cosby definitely falls into that category.  I’ve always loved her figurative work, but when I saw her beginning to move in a more abstract direction, I knew she was really getting into a beautiful groove.

Bouquet Toss, mixed media, 40×30

This new series of abstracts, inspired by flowers, is soft, sophisticated and sensual.  In these mixed media paintings, I see abstract representations of the emotion of flowers.  The happiness they bring, their lingering scent and fleeting beauty.

Gardenia Perfume, mixed media on canvas 40×40

Flowers, with their delicately temporal nature, are associated with both life and death.  An early sign of spring’s renewal, as well as a token of abashed apology.

Bouquet Confetti One, mixed media on canvas, 18×14

Bouquet Confetti Two, mixed media on canvas, 18×14

To see more of Megan’s work, please visit her website.

5 Responses to “Sensual Flora: Megan Cosby”

  1. Suzanne July 17, 2012 at 10:27 am #

    These are cool and interesting in their layering. THanks,
    Suzanne

    • Lesley July 17, 2012 at 7:11 pm #

      Glad you enjoyed Megan’s work, Suzanne!

      Cheers!
      Lesley

  2. Kate July 18, 2012 at 1:54 pm #

    Wow, love these! Thanks for featuring Megan’s work, I’ve had a good browse around her web site too… great stuff.

    • Lesley July 18, 2012 at 2:45 pm #

      Glad you enjoyed her work, Kate! This latest series isn’t on her website yet, but I love a lot of her older work, as well!

      Cheers,
      Lesley

  3. Sunnyace July 21, 2012 at 10:07 am #

    Reblogged this on Sunnyace Reblog Collections.

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