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ABOUT

A note about paintings that are numbered: 

 

Usually I do not paint to a pre-determined name nor, after completing a piece do I create a name that represents the finished art.  Some of the art is numbered, but not sequentially.  My approach is to choose a dominant color in the painting and assign a name combining that color with the approximate wavelength of the color in nanometers.  This is one way that I combine my background in physics with my work in art. 

Another way to connect physics and art is to include important formulas such as Maxwell's equations or Dirac's equation.  These will appear as small details and are only visible on close examination.

A recent trip to Morroco acquainted me with the Berber language, and several paintings include Berber words that are in some way connected to the painting.  

COLLECTIONS

Portland, OR
Palm Desert, CA
Warrenton, OR
Bend, OR
Ft. Worth, TX
Boise, ID
Oregon City, OR
Toronto, Canada
Rancho Mirage, CA
Chicago, IL

Lake Oswego, OR
Memphis, TN




 

GALLERIES

Angi's, Palm Desert, CA 2019 --

Geezer Gallery, Portland, OR 2020 --

Willamette Valley Vineyards Tasting Room, McMinnville, OR, Dec 2021 through Jan 2022

Studio 306, Newberg, OR
Dec 2021 through Jan 2022

Artists Center at the Galen, Palm Desert, CA
Dec 2021 to January 2022

San Fernando Valley Arts and Cultural Center
In The Abstract
Juried Exhibit
March 1 - 31, 2022
Bob Burridge Jurors Award

Las Laguna Art Gallery
Laguna Beach, CA
Golden -- 50 And Older Group Exhibition Juried Exhibit
June 2 - 30, 2022

O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Mill Valley, CA
Strictly Abstract
Juried Exhibit
June 7, 2022 - July 22, 2022


 

Ross L Mercer's work has appeared in Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 40, 2018

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