I try to ask myself, ' How can I talk about the land in new and different ways? How can I tell a story?'
"The paintings of Michele Norris, at first, appear to be a colorful patchwork of geometrical brush strokes; abstract in nature. However, the shapes gently coalesce to form beautiful landscapes. A vibrant color palette coupled with free flowing paint adds an energetic component to her work, resulting in paintings that are full of life."