Roz Dorlen: Out of This World – Spacescapes of the Cosmos
Marité & Joe Robinson Strolling Gallery II
November 16-January 26
Opening Reception: November 16, 2-4 PM
Roz Dorlen, Creation, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches
As with many sky enthusiasts, my interest in astronomy originated in childhood. I don’t remember a key moment, but I do remember being very interested in space at about the age of 6. When I was in college I took several courses in astronomy, bought a telescope which I still use and became enamored with the Milky Way and the expanding universe and nebulae. Years later images of the universe taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and more recently NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, which was launched aboard the space shuttle Columbia, have captured my artistic sensibility. Astronomy combined with my passion for painting formed the basis for this series of new works which artistically express all that the universe offers us.
About the Artist:
Dr. Rosalind S. Dorlen has a busy professional double life, as an artist and a psychologist. Dr. Dorlen has a psychology practice in Summit, New Jersey. Her art is influenced by being a psychologist, and she has been painting for most of her life. Her work is inspired by enthusiasm for world travel, landscapes, and front porches. She loves to paint on location whenever possible. Dr. Dorlen’s oil paintings have been exhibited in the Palmer Museum of NJ, The Overlook Medical Center, the Morristown Medical Center, Mountainside Library, Rutgers University, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, the Paper Mill Playhouse, and other galleries. Over fifty of her paintings are in private collections. She holds membership in a number of art societies in New Jersey.
See more of Roz’s work at www.rdorlenartist.org.