Throughout her year as Burchfield artist-in-residence, Janelle Lynch will share her thoughts and impressions with us as we share her journey into the spirit and work of Charles Burchfield.
Charles Burchfield came straight to mind as I listened to this thoughtful Ted Talk by Susan Cain, The power of introverts.
"Solitude is a crucial ingredient to creativity....Solitude matters. and for some people, it is the air that they breathe."
"We have known for centuries about the transcendent power of solitude....Moses, Jesus, Buddha...."
Janelle Lynch is the 2013 Burchfield resident artist. She has garnered international recognition over the last decade for her large-format photographs of the urban and rural landscape. Widely exhibited, her work is in several public and private collections including the Burchfield Penney, George Eastman House Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Newark Museum, the Fundación Vila Casas, Barcelona, and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Salta, Argentina.