Recently I rediscovered a small book gifted to me many years ago. Page after page, the catalogue is an eruption of color in splotches and patterns on vessels that barely contain, yet seem to embody forces of nature….


“Artists get inspiration from the entirety of the universe — from every-day objects to profound philosophies. The focus of this show, however, is the influence of artists upon one another.” Robinson Holloway

This is the idea behind the exhibition Village West Gallery Under the Influence show in Jersey City, NJ, owned and operated by Robinson Holloway .

Mixed media painting by Nanci Hersh 2016

Being Koi 2016
acrylic, spray paint, pastel, charcoal on artist grade Tyvek, 56″ x 65″ ©Nancihersh

Being Koi is on display at the JCAST (Jersey City Art & Studio Tour) flagship at 150 Pacific Avenue during the month of October, as part of Village West Gallery Under the Influence show.

So who influenced me?  Click here to find out!

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