Above: Agave // Greensleeves, both acrylic on board, 20 x 16″
Jessica Hitchcock is a St. Louis based artist who loves to explore bright and vibrant colors. This pair of abstract paintings have similar palettes and composition. The abstract grouping of dots and drips is a recurrent theme in Hitchcock’s work; the result of these groupings is a painting buzzing with spontaneous energy while humming with harmony. The title Greensleeves alludes to the traditional folk song as well as the cool palette filled with greens and blues.
Fun Fact: Agave is a succulent plant related to the lily family. Agave nectar is used as a sweetener, and some agave plants are used to create mezcal and tequila.