Charity Troy
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Charity Troy

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Visual Art – Nashville, TN

I am an artist who explores connections through nature, which I see as a religion with a forest as the church. To move past realistic depictions, I play with colors, textures, and patterns to create emotional landscapes. I work to expand traditional ideas of beauty through flattened, colorful landscapes. These paintings attempt to recreate the moment in nature where one feels aligned with and in awe of the world around them. Sometimes the landscapes begin with a question, emotion or, experience. Sometimes they begin with a photograph and end with an experience. There may be a plan for the painting, but my intuition leads me to a meditative state of flow with chance outcomes. Each landscape is a significant moment or feeling from life. I want to translate the world into landscapes because nature is the ultimate creator of beauty. ...more