Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 4

Audra Weaser
Sea Dream, Audra Weaser, 2020_Acrylic, Plaster, Metallic Pigments on Panel-Blue




"Sea Dream" Acrylic, Plaster, Metallic Pigments on Panel 60" x 40" Utilizing a minimalist color palette, Weaser’s process-based paintings are excavations of memories shaped by time. Working tirelessly, Weaser has to put down layers of color quickly before the quick-drying paint becomes permanently fixed on the panels. In this way she builds up fluid layers intuitively placing large swathes of color while working the entirety of the surface. Layers of paint are collaged into seamless undulations pierced by lighter areas, reminiscent of dappled sunlight. It is these spots of brightness that the artist then excavates, exposing the base panel while re-connecting the layers of paint on top back into the whole of the image. Using a sander, Weaser takes away areas of color, cutting through to the bottom of the composition in organic movements that echo the direction of her brushstrokes, revealing the final composition. For Weaser, these dreamscapes come from a particular childhood memory, re-imagined and recreated through the artist’s process as an adult. According to the artist, “I was looking at these home videos my father took, they’re in the forest, and he’s panning up the trees, and the light is coming through….I like to refer back to those, or prints or photos I have taken….it is just flashes that I remember…it is so beautiful and uncluttered, and just enjoyable to go back to that peaceful feeling.” In Weaser’s work there are echoes of the aesthetic visions of the great American and European traditions of Romantic landscape painting. Though the artist draws from many of the same awe-inspiring feelings of confrontation with nature, her process also makes the work intensely introspective, urging the viewer to turn inward and forge a connection to a personal evocation. The scale of the works contributes to an immenseness of presence relaying submergence into sense-memory, while seemingly incidental moments of captivating beauty provide ample room for exploration. Audra Weaser (b. 1967) is a Los Angeles-based artist, with a practice rooted in process. For the past decade her work has focused on nature. She holds an M.F.A. in painting from Claremont Graduate University, and has exhibited widely both nationally and abroad, with work in numerous private and public collections. Audra Weaser’s work will inspire, provoke, engage and mesmerize. With visual perceptions always changing, peek behind the stories told and you're sure to find the right artistic expression


Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
4.9 / 5
Located in 326 N Coast Hwy. | Laguna Beach, CA
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 2004
1stDibs seller since 2013
91 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

"Floatation" Abstract mixed media coral, turquoise and gold with resin
By Anne Harney
Located in Edgartown, MA
“Never taking anything for granted, I am so grateful to be able to paint every day.” Anne Harney is a representational painter beginning her work from observation and concluding wit...

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings


Resin, Mixed Media, Oil, Acrylic, Panel

Abandoned City
By Lucy Maki
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Tiled earth toned wood rectangles and squares are stacked and hung on a scaffolding of textured lines in this 30 inches wide wood panel. "But I want something that pushes the limits...

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings


Acrylic, Panel, Mixed Media

Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars
By Robert Mars
Located in Greenwich, CT
This new body of work strikes a balance between chaos and control. Employing concepts rooted in abstract expressionism, I begin with multicolored paint layers of loose and dynamic br...

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Mixed Media


Varnish, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Wood Panel

Yum Three
By Brenda Hope Zappitell
Located in Tulsa, OK
Yum Three by artist Brenda Zappitell is a pink, blue, and grey, contemporary abstract made of flashe and Acrylic with cold wax on panel 60 x 60 and is priced at $16,000. Brenda Zapp...

2010s Abstract Mixed Media


Mixed Media, Wax, Acrylic, Panel

Free Form
By Michael Cutlip
Located in Westport, CT
Represented by George Billis Gallery, NYC & LA --“Adhering collage elements to panels on which he can also paint, Cutlip gives just the right heft to his compositions, a balancing ...

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings


Paper, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Panel

Horse on the Tracks
By Rocky Hawkins
Located in Denver, CO
Rocky Hawkins was born in 1950 in Seattle, Washington and grew up in small towns near the Cascades Mountains. His interest in the mystery and spiritual element of the Indian culture ...

2010s Abstract Expressionist Mixed Media


Mixed Media, Acrylic, Panel

Departure 1
By Alexander Eulert
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Alexander Eulert's original mixed media paintings on wood panels are abstract propositions of worlds where divergent forces coalesce into harmonious geometric interactions. He draws ...

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Abstract Paintings


Gold Leaf, Metal

By Rebecca Klundt
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This 20 inch tall by 15 inch wide original mixed media artwork by Rebecca Klundt is a assemblage of found wood, finished with layers of acrylic paint, resulting in a geometric abstra...

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Mixed Media


Driftwood, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Wood Panel

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery