Arts preview: "LUSH: New Works by Sarah Fairchild" at Hammond Harkins Gallery

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Fairchild’s latest paintings of large-scale, fluorescent images of plants, primarily garden vegetables, are inspired by the “beauty of local food.”

Using handmade flocking and iridescent paints, the result is vibrantly-colored works that burst with shades of magenta.

The dazzling aesthetic is paired with an introspective element as Fairchild states, “My process creates a dialogue between past and present, depth and flatness, reality and fantasy.” An artist talk is schedule for 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9.

Hammond Harkins Gallery

Through Mar. 9

2264 E. Main St., Bexley

hammondharkins.com