Ann Yaeger Occupies the Third Place at Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
Sara Horton writes a great piece in the Colorado Springs Independent about art instructor Ann Yaeger from Pueblo Community College and her presence at the Third Place, a studio built inside the Hoag Gallery at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center where artist work and visitors can observe them, chat with them and be a part of the artistic process.
Ann Yaeger‘s oil painting of a plump green caterpillar could easily pass for a scientific illustration if it weren’t for the helmet and space-age gear. The same could be said for the wide-eyed bird in an aviator cap. Or the lionfish with a scuba tank strapped to its back.
Yaeger, an art instructor at Pueblo Community College, adds unexpected twists to animal subjects that already catch the eye for another reason: They literally look as if they could leap (or crawl) off the canvas.
“The first time that you see it,” says Christel Dussart, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center’s visual arts curator, “you can’t believe that actually someone could do that with oil paint.”
Read the full article here.