The Artist Reception for the June exhibit will be Sunday, June 8 from 2 – 4 PM.Â Stop by and meet the artist, enjoy a glass of wine and finger foods and be awed by images of the eternal She.Â Each painting is accompanied by poem and narratives introducing you to the paintings and their souls.
Elaine Chan Scherer came to painting through her explorations of sculpture.
Through a series of meaningful coincidences (the psychologist Carl Jung would call them â€œsynchronicitiesâ€), Elaine says she was led to Bay Area artist Shiloh Sophia McCloudâ€™s online painting community.
In 2012, Elaine painted over a dozen images of the Sacred Feminine. she says “women and men have both feminine and masculine aspects.Â ‘Therefore, how do we honor the internal feminine aspects of nurture, connection to the earth, grief and loss, tolerance and release of stress, interdependence, and a respectful use of power?’
“My intention is to honor and bring forth the internal feminine for both women and men.”
Elaine is a third generation San Franciscan, a fourth generation Chinese-American, and is married to a Western European immigrant.Â They have successfully raised their two biracial, bicultural children in San Francisco .Â Having lived and worked in the Western Addition, Chinatown, the Richmond, the Sunset, and Polk Gulch Elaine sees her life as multi-cultural and as diverse as the City
The AWE Gallery resident artist shows and the guest show in the annex is open every Saturday and Sunday from noon – 5:00 PM.Â Drop by and browse a while.