MOLLY LASTRA

PAINTING

 
 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Molly grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire. As a child, Molly showed interest and talent in art-making and took many courses through the local museum school. Her creative pursuits soon developed into a passion for the arts that led Molly to attend Massachusetts College of Art and Design, where she received her BFA in 2013. In addition to graduating with painting honors, Molly has participated and curated exhibitions in Manchester, Boston, New York, and Charlotte. She is currently living and working in Charlotte, North Carolina and Rock Hill, South Carolina.

FROM THE ARTIST:

My work is a combination of curiosity, instinct, and an overwhelming desire to explore tonality, light, and movement through color. My greatest challenges have presented themselves through the complexities of color. I think there is such playfulness between chaos and uniformity, and I am constantly working with both through the language of repetition.

I find a sense of complete balance through abstraction. My goal is for the viewer to see the power of color in the absence of representational imagery. To me, meaning and intent are secondary to whatever the viewer might carry into the experience with them. Our lived experiences inevitably inform our perception of abstraction, and I hope viewers have a unique and personal experience with my work.

 

CONTACT

Charlotte, NC, USA 
and
Rock Hill, SC, USA

603.391.8277

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