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Art in the Dining Room: Fatima Young
Finding the Light: A Visualization in Nature — Oils by Fatima Young
Fatima Young is a favorite local artist, as well as a valued Bloedel volunteer. Her latest series of works is called “Finding the Light: A Visualization in Nature.” Young began most of these paintings on-site at Bloedel Reserve, studying nature and simplifying what she observed to capture nature’s freshness and rhythm.
Chasing small miracles like the sun’s reflection on the Bird Marsh or the light peaking through the branches on the Birch Trail, Young hopes to connect viewers to the landscape through her distinct style of painterly realism. Young uses a palette knife and a bold range of oils to create earth’s rich tones offset by bright contrasts in color and texture. One could say that Young’s paintings have the flair of Russian impressionism with a twist of the sublime. Born in Europe of Russian heritage, Young earned her degrees from F.I.T. and C.W. Post University in New York. Bainbridge Island has been her home for decades.
Free with admission to Bloedel Reserve
7571 NE Dolphin Dr, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Located in a semi-rural residential area, our parking capacity is limited and there is no street or off-site parking available. During busy seasonal events and the summer, we encourage the use of BI Ride, carpooling, or other ride-sharing services. If we reach our parking capacity, we may ask you to return at a later time or another day. We appreciate your understanding.