STAFF SHOW 2016: BRITTANY-ROSE O’DOWD

In this series, Education Specialist for Public Programs Emily Bray highlights participants in the 2016 James McLaughlin Memorial Staff Show, on view through September 19, 2016.   Brittany-Rose O’Dowd Tell us about yourself. I am an amateur of many media—I photograph nature, paint bright abstract pieces, and do still life and studies in charcoal. What do you […]

STAFF SHOW 2016: MIRIAM DEAVER

In this series, Education Specialist for Public Programs Emily Bray highlights participants in the 2016 James McLaughlin Memorial Staff Show, on view through September 19, 2016.   Miriam Deaver What do you do at The Phillips Collection? Are there any unique/interesting parts about your job that most people might not know about? I am an Education Coordinator; […]

Staff Show 2016: Gloria Duan

Milton Avery is my favorite artist in the collection. I appreciate his use of color and compositional directives. I see a subtle elegance in his hand similar to Giorgio Morandi. More specifically, in Morandi’s still life paintings and Avery’s late landscapes, there is “solid in void and void in solid” …in space vibrating with its own emptiness.