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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Nature is painter Alison Mortisuguís subject, as well as her canvas. In the tradition of the Luminists and the Hudson River School, Moritsugu paints idyllic scenes of the American landscape. But unlike the American landscape painters of the past, she paints directly on the surface of log slices, taking the sublime landscape image out of the frame and placing it back into (and onto) a natural context. Her log slice series, which ranges from tiny branch sections to imposing tree trunks, contrast the artifice of painting with the unrefined beauty of nature in the raw.

Moritsugu is a Hawaiian-born painter who currently lives along the Hudson River in New York. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, and earned an M.F.A. from the School of the Visual Arts in New York. She has exhibited at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and at the Alternative Museum in New York and has participated in artist residencies at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York and at the Djerassi Artists Residence program in Woodside, California.

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