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Forrest C Greenslade PhD - Fine Artist

About Forrest C Greenslade PhD

Learn more about Forrest C Greenslade PhD from Pittsboro, NC - United States.








New visions inhabit the mind of Dr. Forrest Greenslade. His organic sculptures and paintings, derived from a life-long love of nature and mythology, have a new look and feel. Greenslade’s work is highly stylized yet clearly grounded in the natural world. His relief paintings are sculptural, built up with inches of thick acrylics and modeling paste to the point that they nearly jump off the canvas. His sculptures are enhanced with innovative coatings and patinas producing color, texture and an illusion of movement. His enhanced watercolors are soft and luminous. “I want people to experience motion and emotion in my art,” Greenslade asserts, “so my faces are seldom symmetrical and my figures just can’t stand still.” Greenslade’s use of materials is eclectic. “Because of my scientific training, I tend to be experimental in my choice of media,” he explains. “I use metal, concrete, clay, acrylics, wood, found-objects – whatever tells the best story.” Greenslade is a Past President of Chatham Artists Guild and a member of Artist Studios at Fearrington Village, where he lives and gardens with his wife, Carol-Ann.

Forrest C Greenslade PhD joined Fine Art America on June 9th, 2012.