Carol Forbes

Yellow, white, blue, pink and green abstracted colour fields with charcoal highlights.

Missing You, 2021, acrylic, oil pastel, charcoal 30” x 24” x 1.5”

About the Artist:

Carol Forbes is a Peterborough painter whose work is abstract and process-driven. She studied art at the Haliburton School of Art and Design after teaching psychology at Fleming College and studying therapeutic counselling.

Moving materials across a surface is a visceral and intuitive practice for Carol, as she mixes fields of colour with gestural marks. There is no predetermined concept or vision. As a work evolves, the process becomes a delicate integration of spontaneity and restraint. Carol responds to what emerges in a series of exploratory encounters until a personal aesthetic is achieved.

“Abstraction is what intrigues me, mostly for its ability to evoke inner connections and responses to colour, shape, and line.” — Carol Forbes

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Exhibitions

It’s All About ART Online Auction Preview

Bronson Smith - All about Art Online Auction 2021

Installation view of KAST Selections exhibition. From Left: Paul Nabuurs, Bronson Smith, David Hickey

Jane LowBeer, String Theory, 2015, monotype on paper, 22" x 28"

Selections: 36th Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour Exhibition

Left: Leanne Baird, Forest Light, 2020, acrylic on canvas; Right: Victoria Wallace, Silhouette Series: #10, 12, 20, 21, 2019, encaustic, ink and oil pastel

Summer Hours: The gallery is OPEN daily, Monday to Sunday, from 11am - 5pm. Admission is FREE!

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