RUSTLE Michelle Oosterbaan & Anda Dubinskis, Cerulean Arts, Philadelphia, PA; October 5 – 29, 2016


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Edith Newhalll Review in the Philadelphia Inquirer OCTOBER 16, 2016 — 3:01 AM EDT



Elegant pairing


“Cerulean Gallery’s pairing of Michelle Oosterbaan’s multi-panel abstract paintings inspired by Icelandic landscapes, and Anda Dubinskis’ shadowy charcoal riffs on single decorative elements that take them into another realm, is possibly the most elegant two-person show this gallery has ever mounted.

With Oosterbaan on one wall and Dubinskis on the other, you can almost feel a conversation between the works and their artists – Oosterbaan navigating an extreme terrain in twilight colors, and Dubinskis inventing a dark fairy tale from a flower.

Through Oct. 29 at Cerulean Arts, 1355 Ridge Ave. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Information: 267-514-8647 or”


Oosterbaan’s process-oriented paintings map kinetic passage and investigate Icelandic landscape’s theatre of space. As meditations on cinematic light, her work engages with the ephemeral space of twilight; those seconds which exist in the liminal spaces between the sky and the earth.


The drawings of Anda Dubinskis are similar in their generation as they start with a single decorative element and evolve into a complicated response to the initial source. Both fuse space, light and air to create something elusive – a rustle, a breathe, the suggestion of something passing.

>>>>>Opening Reception: Friday October 7, 5:00 – 8:00 PM.

Artist’s Talk: Sunday, October 16, 2016 2:00 PM<<<<<

Cerulean Arts

Gallery Studio

1355 Ridge Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19123