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Georgia Carbone, an artist whose work focuses on ritual, meditation and healing imagery...

'Taos Mesa 12', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches.

left to right: 'Taos Mesa 2', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches.,

'Taos Mesa 10', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches., 'Taos Mesa 1', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches.

Taos Mesa Series (2022) - 'Ritual, meditation, and trance-state-experience are important elements of my art practice. I work with different materials, from watercolor to oil paint and pastel, depending on what best suits my subject. The Taos mesa series was painted in watercolor, en plein air (actually from my car), over the span of about one winter month. The series is 12 paintings of the same view and represents a meditation on place and presence, as well as a gesture of honoring and connecting with the land in my new home. Even though it is essentially the same landscape in each painting, the paintings themselves are marked by differences caused by changes in the time of day and weather, as well as my own perceptual state.'

'Taos Mesa 8', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches.

left to right: 'Taos Mesa 7', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches.,

'Taos Mesa 11', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches., 'Taos Mesa 3', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches.

left to right: 'Taos Mesa 6', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches.,

'Taos Mesa 5', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches., 'Taos Mesa 9', watercolor,

6 x 8 inches.

'Taos Mesa 4', watercolor, 6 x 8 inches.

'Antidote To American Anxiety', watercolor, 8 x 10 inches.

'Healing Image Series (2016 - present) - The healing images are an open series of abstract images that I began making in 2016. The images are intended to function and have a healing effect on the viewer. Each image is made with a specific healing intention. The images themselves are received through the minds eye during meditative contemplation on a specific ailment (not necessarily my own). The compositions typically consist of bright saturated colors and arrangements of simple geometric shapes.'

left to right: 'Shield Against Negative Thoughts From Within And Without', soft pastels, 26 x 20 inches., 'Antidote to Self Doubt',

watercolor, 24 x 18 inches., 'Portal Through Which To Send Love',

soft pastel, 26 x 20 inches.

'Portal Through Which To Receive Love', soft pastel, 26 x 20


Georgia Carbone is the founder of GEORGI∆ ELECTR∆ Studio and ELECTR∆ Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. She studied with Stuart Ewen at Hunter College in NYC, and with Rose Shakinovsky & Claire Gavronsky in Italy and South Africa. In 2010 she completed an MFA at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco under the guidance of Allison Smith. In the years that followed she performed and exhibited at YBCA, Krowswork Gallery, SOMArts, the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art among others. In 2017 she joined the psych-rock band Dire Wolves as their primary vocalist and contributed to the bands sound with improvised language and sounds. In 2018 she had her first solo show at Abrams Claghorn Gallery, "Healing Images: A Prescription For America". Later that year she and her husband decided they wanted to live in a place where they could see more stars, so they moved to his home state of New Mexico where they now reside under the Big Dipper and Orion's Belt on a 2 acre orchard-farm with their dogs, cat, and chickens. ~ Her work was featured this year (2023) in a solo show at L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts Studio on Canyon Rd. in Santa Fe.

'Balm For Inherited Wounds', soft pastel, 26 x 20 inches.

Georgia Carbone in her studio and gallery.

An Announcement of an Upcoming Exhibition at ELECTRA Gallery.

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