Gallery: ORGANIC ART: Katy Stone and Yvette Molina Paintings


In the rush to create ultra-modern bamboo chairs, entertainment centers, desks, wallets, and other generally eco “stuff,” the pure beauty of natural forms is sometimes lost in modern design for industrialization. So it is blissfully refreshing to mentally reconnect with exhibit Tickling Thicket at Oakland Gallery, Johansson Projects, where artists Katy Stone and Yvette Molina use innovative painting techniques to create spellbinding, ethereal natural forms.

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  1. jgrzinich November 18, 2008 at 10:02 am

    Acrylics and plastics… that doesn’t make this art very “organic”. The patterns may be organic but not the art itself. It’s important to pay close attention to semantics in all things “eco”.

  2. Moe Beitiks November 15, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    As mentioned above, Katy Stone uses Acrylic paint and a plastic sheeting called Duralar to create her forms. As to the rest of your comment: hear hear.

  3. theokobox November 15, 2008 at 8:01 am

    Art can be very toxic for the environment, i would love to know what materials she is actually using to achieve her organic forms, besides “shadows”. It seems vague. I think her work is totally beautiful, and i would love to see more artists finding non toxic & upcycle ways of creating beauty.

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