Piease read the J. Fatima Martins review of Ilana's work in Artscope
Ilana Manolson layers paint on panel in fluid glazes and strokes, which evoke the gesture of reflective light and natural organic form. Luminous and fresh, the paintings exude fluidity and rhythm. Reeds, pods and leaves emerge in dappled light. Interested in presenting a world in which chaos and order co—exist, Manolson captures the essence of such places through careful observation of color and form. Seeking out the small details, she has found the vastness, beauty and abstraction of nature’s palette. Manolson holds degrees from Goodard College and Rhode Island School of Design. She has been included in group shows at Fuller Museum of Art, Danforth Museum, Boston Public Library as well as numerous international exhibitions. Her work is represented in the collections of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, DeCordova Museum, and Fuller Museum of Art.