Pamela Gwaltney, 'Portal No. 1 White Windows'. Contemporary Art, Paint Works, Sculpture - California, Maryland, DC, Bay Area.
Pamela Gwaltney is an artist whose work combines aesthetic elements from minimalism, geometric abstraction, 3D shapes and LED lighting. Her unique interpretation of these elements provides an immersive and sculptural experience, where the viewer is invited to explore light, space, movement and meaning. Her 'Portals' and similar works create an air of mystery and contemplation. Ms. Gwaltney has studios in Potomac, MD and Calistoga, CA where she creates her commissioned artwork.
Pamela Gwaltney, Pam, Modern, Art, Contemporary, Abstract, 3D, 3 Dimensional, Artwork, LED Light, Sculpture, Painting, Painted Works, minimalism, Portals, Geometric Shapes, Acrylic, Wood, Canvas, California, Maryland, DC, Bay Area. Art Studio, Mixed Media, Hand Made, Light and Space Movement
Acrylic on Wood, with LED Lights
60” x 60” x 3” (center piece)
60 ” x 24” x 3” (two side pieces)
60” x 160” x 3” (overall dimension)
This installation of Portal No. 1, White Windows, was designed for a particular wall with a low soffit overhead, so it has the feeling of being somewhat enclosed. It is most dramatic at nighttime, but works well in daylight hours, too.
My first drawing did not have an opening in the middle, and while the effect would have been good, I was after something more ethereal. The inner square opening (the portal) does that. The side panels stand guard, because it is a sacred space beyond.
Portal No. 1 creates a calming, meditative room, where one can either enter the portal, or sit quietly and ponder on “this” side.