Linda Gail Sanders

Linda Gail Sanders. Photo by Akeil Robertson.

Linda Gail Sanders paints or draws the abstract impressions of a figure, still life, or portrait. She seeks to interpret the energy that emanates from the subject. Linda tries to listen to what her subject demands of me as she infuses her work with the magic and mysteries of African folklore, along with the interplay of some of her artistic influences that have followed her almost from the very beginning, which are African art, Joan Miro, and Pablo Picasso, just to name a few. From there, her imagination in collaboration with her medium of choice, begins to bring that work to life. Sometimes it’s not that simple of a collaboration or process, as the subject itself may defy the medium or substrate and require a total change in direction from which it began, and begins to turn itself into something it wants to be and bring its own self to life in wonderful ways that she never imagined and did not expect, and she likes that.

Last updated: Jun 7, 2022