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Merle Citron Artist
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Merle Citron
Lambertville , New Jersey - United States
Oil Painting - Portraits & Figures


Merle Citron Artist

I am profoundly grateful that painting and I found each other. I have learned much from this relationship, the most solid one of my life. Painting constantly surprises me with the lessons it teaches. Through painting, I have learned to solve problems with greater patience, and forgiveness; to remain open to the unexpected, and to take chances.
Over the past 35 years I have studied art with Nelson Shanks, Marvin Goldstein, Jacob Landau, Joseph Smith, James Feehan and Edith Teitelbaum. Beginning in the 1970's, I painted abstract forms that undulated across the paper. Pen and ink work surrounded my abstract forms. I worked with watercolor, acrylic and gouache. Today, 35 years later, I am still fascinated with color forms and I continue to seek the effects of strong play with movement, color and inked lines to delineate these shapes and forms.
In the early 1980's, when I was so poor I did anything I could to survive, I traded paintings for fruits and vegetables...
phone: 609-397-8494
website: www.merlecitron.com
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