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Artist Statement

Jodee Clifford, 2004, Oil Painting: Green Sweater, Mixed Media

Exploring relationships through human form, body language, and connection.

(I use words as subject matter more often than a medium but for the purpose of having a statement and communication as people and Google do, here are a few words. )

Connection

Connection is my most recent work. Started in 2016, it’s a series of works exploring human connection through body language, touch, and gesture; communicating and connecting without words using improv lead-follow social dance.

Relationship

Everything in this world relates in one way or another.

Across all my projects and mediums, I’m fascinated with relationship and connection. Usually it’s some language-less intuition. 

Figures on Clothes

Figures on Clothes was my first series of paintings starting c. 2003. To me, they’re about the relationship between clothing and nudity using the human form. I painted nude female figures directly onto the surface of stretched and prepared clothing as I would on primed canvas.

With art my intention is to evoke something, maybe feelings of connection in that another human gets excited about the same ideas.


Jodee Clifford, 2004, Oil Painting: Green Sweater, Mixed Media
Figures on clothes: Green Sweater. Oil / Mixed Media, 2004

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Art Shows – June 2017

Dancing in the Dark, Watercolor on paper, 2017 (Jodee Clifford)
Dancing in the Dark, Watercolor on paper, 2017 (Jodee Clifford)
Dancing in the Dark, 14×20″ Watercolor on paper, 2017 (Jodee Clifford)

Art in the Park

Saturday, June 17 – Kennedy Park, Somers Point, NJ

Art and Music Festival

Sunday, June 18 – Morey’s Adventure Pier, Wildwood, NJ

Night Art Market sponsored by The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities

June 29 –  5:30pm-8:30pm
Thursday evening
Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, NJ