Vol. 06.18.2019 | Artist Spotlight: Marina Dunbar

June 14, 2019

Marina Dunbar’s process is a process based on being present in the moment. Her paintings are rooted in process. The resin is layered, heated and torched. Chemistry becomes essential to aesthetic.Resin is a powerful industrial material but when it comes to painting it’s very sensitive. 

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“My paintings are nature based abstractions driven by an exploration of movement, color, harmony and balance. Watercolor lends itself to the build up of layers, capturing traces of time and transformation. I am inspired by the aesthetics of floral x-ray photography, developed by a radiologist in the 1930’s, this documentation of plant forms resulted in a poetic merge of art and science.