Inspired by dance, I begin with an intuitive movement off of the canvas and then record that same movement in paint. This gesture morphs as I move across the surface of the canvas and an image unfolds.
Max Weintraub's essay about the paintings, Danielle Riede: Between abstraction and alchemy, can be found in the book, Painting with Air. Max Weintraub, PhD, is the President of the Allentown Art Museum. The essay can be found in English on page 27.