Carol J. Mathews Oil Painting on Board "Self Portrait"
An oil painting on faux wood paneling Self Portrait by Contemporary American artist Carol J. Mathews (1956-2015). This painting depicts a face with exaggerated features rendered in thick, bold, brush strokes in a limited palette. This piece is unframed and awaits your choice of presentation. The verso of this piece includes a stamp from the artist’s estate and a document with biographical information about the artist.
Mathews, known for her colorful and expressive paintings and drawings, describes her work as follows, . . .having painted for over 25 years, it is difficult to describe my art but whimsical, abstract, and fantasy come to mind . . . After years of suffering from mental illness, Carol’s art became a crucial conduit for her internal turmoil. A portion of the proceeds from this sale will go to NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.