Kathleen Finney

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SF OPEN STUDIOS
WEEKEND 1:
OCT 12-13, HUNTERS POINT SHIPYARD
Hunters Point Shipyard, Bldg. 104
Galvez Ave and Donahue Street Room #1211
San Francisco, CA 94124
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Kathleen Finney's process is a building up and tearing down of form and line that is secured by deep muted blues, intense black and translucent white; punctuated by rich jewel tones. While the work conjures a type of mysterious landscape, they can also be considered aerial observations; incorporating geometric complexities with spontaneous mark-making. With the use of diverse media the artist conveys a sense of complex history and illusive memory, without giving way to any specific narrative. This intuitive approach to the surface, while unsettled & mysterious, enables a continuation of an unending visual journey and intellectual examination.
Kathleen is a third generation San Franciscan, who lives and works in the city. Finney studied at: California College of the Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, and UC Berkeley Extension. Her work is exhibited nationally and internationally.