Margo Selski in Daily Art Fixx

Margo Selski in Daily Art Fixx

Machine In The Garden - Our Island Shall Know Abundance Without EndWashington based artist Margo Selski is known for her “lush Surrealist paintings that quote Flemish painting and 19th century portraiture.” Selski has a B.A. in Studio Art and Art Education Berea College, in Kentucky, an Master of Arts for Children S.U.N.Y. Brockport, New York, and a Master in Fine Art in drawing and painting from the University of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Of her paintings, Selski says: “My work may seem to parody old masterpieces. I create a theatre and people it with an ornate cast: queens, mothers, children, predators, prey, florae, faunae. They live in airless, still places where each creature knows whom she should love or hate. But then, the balances become uncertain. Relationships become inverted. Mothers become children. Children become empty eggs. Princesses become wolves. Eggs, children, families, all start to divide and become something unrecognizable. Soon, no one knows how they should think or feel. My sparkling utopia becomes unstable. Yet still, the unbending wish for love, certainty, permanence. So I lift the brush again. In this pose am I kept.”

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12" x 12" / 30.5 x 30.5cm
Mixed media on panel

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36" x 24" / 91.4 x 61cm
Charcoal, shellac, oil on panel

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37" x 38" x 112" / 94 x 96.5cm x 284.5cm
Wood and polychrome

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9.5" x 11.875" / 24.1 x 30.2cm
Oil on canvas

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Oil on canvas

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9.5" x 11.875" / 24.1 x 30.2cm
Oil on canvas

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12" x 12" / 30.5 x 30.5cm
Mixed media on Dibond

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Graphite, oil paint, and cold wax media

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5" x 5" / 12.7 x 12.7cm
Oil on paper mounted on board

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Graphite on wood putty-covered illustration board

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Oil on panel

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Watercolor on Aquabord

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8" x 16" / 20.3 x 40.6cm

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8" x 16" / 20.3 x 40.6cm
Watercolor on Aquabord

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20" x 20" / 50.8 x 50.8cm

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24" x 18" / 61 x 45.7cm
Oil on canvas

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Oil on canvas

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36" x 48" / 91.4 x 121.9cm
Oil on canvas

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30" x 24" / 76.2 x 61cm
Oil on canvas

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30" x 36" / 76.2 x 91.4cm
Oil on canvas

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24" x 30" / 61 x 76.2cm
Oil on panel

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24" x 24" / 61 x 61cm
Oil on canvas

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31.5" x 28" / 80 x 71.1cm
Oil on aluminum panel

Faith

24" x 24" / 61 x 61cm
Oil on aluminum panel

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20" x 24" / 50.8 x 61cm
Oil on canvas covered panel

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