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Sow Melon

  • Sow Melon by Cheryl Warrick
  • Cheryl Warrick
    Sow Melon, 2007
    Acrylic and mixed media on panel
    24 x 24 inches
    Gift of Friends of Dana-Farber

    Boston-based painter best known for her richly colored and quilt-like paintings that explore the journey of wisdom, Cheryl Warrick incorporates folk wisdom, proverbs, symbols, and landscapes into her art, asking the viewer to open doors to find visual relationships in the paintings and quietly discover their meaning.

    In Warrick's acrylic and mixed media Wisdom Series, she unites quilt-like fashion paintings-within-a-painting, each drawing upon one of the many visual traditions in which she participates - Western landscape painting, African pattern making, and American quilts.

    Warrick's work can be found in numerous museum and corporate collections including The Boston Public Library and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Philadelphia Free Library; Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art; Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA; Harpo Productions, Chicago; and Fidelity Investments, Boston.

    Sow Melon is located on Yawkey 7.