A Series of Works on Paper by Celia Gerard on View at Sears Peyton Gallery  


NEW YORK, NY.- Sears Peyton Gallery presents a show of new works by Celia Gerard. For her first solo exhibition with the gallery, Celia Gerard exhibits a series of works on paper whose imagery is derived from a developing language of shapes that collide with traces of memory. Exploring the lines of form and structure, Gerard’s process uses the grid as a foundation for adding and subtracting layers of spatial relationships. From piece to piece, the grounds of each individual work oscillate between the lightest light and a mesmerizing darkness. This balance combines materiality with elements of a mysterious state of limitless potential. The multiplicity of Gerard’s mark making turns in on itself, creating a prismatic reflection that strikes a sense of quiet mindful awe. Gerard’s wide ranging influences include Islamic architecture, graffiti, crystal formations, and the works of composer John Cage and artist Ge