ALICE “DANAE” HICKEY’s vibrant watercolor on canvas compositions, invite us to rejoice in the sublime majesty of nature, while capturing its lush terrain and gentle expanse, as she carefully highlights with magnificent color the flora and fauna realm and masterfully brings to life the vibrancy of Mother Nature.
April 26, 2012 by amsterdamwhitney
“Pink and Green”
Watercolor on Canvas
24” x 30”
Alice “Danae” Hickey invites the viewer on a sensorial experience to visit the flora and fauna kingdom and enjoy as well as listen to the sublime majesty of nature. Capturing its lush terrain and gentle expanse, she carefully highlights with magnificent color, the natural realm and masterfully brings to life the vibrancy of Mother Nature. A passionate fascination with flowers and nature emblematize the creations of this gifted artist who is captivated by the constant evolution of flowers and other natural phenomena. Poetic in precision and poignant in purity of form, Ms. Hickey is adroit in her use of the vibrant watercolor medium, virtuosically applying it onto canvas, a technique that lends a richly nuanced texture to her works.
With a visceral interest for the outdoor terrain, Ms. Hickey emotionally responds to nature’s splendor and adopts expressionistic principles to transmit the harmonic potential of pure nature. Skillfully illuminating the rejuvenescent light and warm colors of Spring and Summer, Ms. Hickey incandescently shines the spotlight on the natural realm with her tranluminescent compositions which transport the viewer to an extraterrestrial universe of serenity and harmony. In an almost magical transformation, vibrant hues of color become fluidly organic in these delightful works.