Dream Flash 2,
Acrylic on canvas
36 x 72 inchesAbout the piece
The Dream Flash series is rooted in introspection and memory, and
transcends any natural representation. The paintings are an exploration of color and the physical properties of paint, with an expansive canvas to draw the viewer in. Chance and control are equally important as the painting develops. Random chromatic events occur simultaneously while intentionally controlling the fluid acrylics.
About the artist
Bill Santelli’s work has been widely exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States, including the University of Hawaii, Hilo, Hi; Annmarie Sculpture Gardens/Arts Center, in affiliation with the Smithsonian Museum, Dowell, MD; ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI; Museum of Fine Arts, FSU, Tallahassee, FL; Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ; Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA; and Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY.
In addition, his work is in numerous collections, including those of Maxtor Corporation, Longmont, CO; MedImmune, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD; Hale & Dorr, Boston, MA; Simon School of Business, Rochester, NY; Tecton, PC, Architects, Hartford CT; and Information Technology Association of America, Arlington, VA.
Bill is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Lifetime Achievement Award, ACA 2015, sponsored by Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH; Distinguished Alumni Award (2004), Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY; and two residencies to the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.