Kirk Goetchius

Media: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking
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Studio Location: Lincoln Studios

My paintings and prints are sometimes representational and sometimes abstract and often fall somewhere in between. I am inspired by various sources although much of my work is from landscapes, both familiar and new, trying to capture a sense of place or atmosphere. I love the light on the water and the dunes on the Cape and how they change from year to year, sculpted by the wind. My creative process involves sketching and painting on site as well as working in my studio to explore ideas and pursue larger pieces. I often use sketches and photographs to remind me of specifics, but usually rely on my memory and imagination to capture what I consider the most compelling aspects of a particular scene or idea.

Lily pond 2010 oil on panel 12x18

Summer Rain 2008 oil on canvas 20x24

Dunescape Meander #2 2011 oil on canvas 48 x 60