Melora Griffis Abstract Painting - extra (wing triptych)
See this artwork in context
View In Room
1 of 6 images

Melora Griffis
extra (wing triptych)

2017

About

Melora Griffis’ “extra (wing triptych)” is a 12 x 12 inch mixed media work in mixed fabric, acrylic, glitter and thread mounted on wood panel. Against a painted metallic turquoise background, a winged figure stitched in separate pieces of scraps of fabric seems to retreat from the viewer, clothed in hot pink scrap, a fluorescent green halo sewn so that it nestles between the wings. Black stitching in the lower right corner spells out “extra.” The sewn elements create a sculptural feeling in this work. Visible stitching heightens a sense of delicacy in this multifaceted work. Griffis’ works are always personal, while delving into universal themes of memory, life, emotional states, searching for truth. As she says, “I use symbology, metaphor, color, and form, to suggest a psychological location.” In his ARTnews review of Griffis' solo exhibition at 571 Projects NYC (2012), critic Doug McClemont called Griffis’ work “poignant” and “dramatic.” A native New Yorker, Griffis received her MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts (Montpelier, VT) and her BFA from The Rhode Island School of Design. She has had solo exhibitions at the Pamela Williams Gallery (Amagansett, NY), Lizan Tops Gallery and AE Gallery (both East Hampton, NY), Whitney Art Works (Greenport, NY), The Boylan Gallery (Rhinebeck, NY), Blue Heron Arts Center (New York, NY) and 571 Projects (New York, NY). Her work has been included in group shows at Edward Thorp Gallery (New York, NY), White Columns (New York, NY), Bowman/Bloom Gallery (New York, NY), Michael Steinberg (New York, NY), Silas Marder (Bridgehampton, NY), Ille Arts, (Amagansett, NY), Sara Nightingale Gallery, (Sag Harbor, NY) and Boltax Gallery (Shelter Island, NY) among others. Griffis has received fellowships from Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus (Schwandorf, Germany), the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, (Ithaca, NY), Schloss Pluschow (Mecklenberg-Vorpommern, Germany), The Edward F. Albee Foundation (Montauk, NY) and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (Amherst, VA).

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions

    H 12 in. x W 12 in. x D 1 in.

    H 30.48 cm x W 30.48 cm x D 2.54 cm

  • Gallery location
    Stowe, VT
  • Reference number
    LU56032074303

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

No Reviews Yet
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2017
Located in Stowe, VT
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
broken (wing triptych)
Melora Griffis
2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings
Leather, Fabric, Thread, Glitter, Acrylic
rettungsboot /3
Melora Griffis
2010s Abstract Expressionist Landscape Paintings
Fabric, Muslin, Thread, Glitter, Acrylic
museum cave
Melora Griffis
2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings
Paper, Pastel, Glitter, Acrylic
vacation cave
Melora Griffis
2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings
Paper, Pastel, Glitter, Acrylic
You May Also Like
nautical intervention
Melora Griffis
2010s Abstract Impressionist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Pastel, Acrylic
Magenta Abstract
Maureen Fenton-Hansen
1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings
Paper, Acrylic, Thread
PRLS-1000
Eric Mack
2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings
Acrylic, Gesso, Canvas, Thread, Paper, Glitter
Multicolored Abstract
Sandra Marie Lobue-Erba
1980s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Glitter, Acrylic
Tulips in a Gray Vase (Horizontal)
Melora Griffis
2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Flowers (Yellow)
Melora Griffis
2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Gone with the wind V -Textured painting using s...
Gunda Jastorff
21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media
Canvas, Thread, Sailcloth, Acrylic, Pencil
OYV-19
Eric Mack
2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings
Nylon, Acrylic, Panel, Handmade Paper, Mesh

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries