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Leaf and Branch and Log and Stump

December 9, 2015 – February 4, 2016

“Landscape painting should touch nature, it should have a tactile presence on several levels. Landscape painting needs to materialize its subject making it tangible, dense, and essential.”
– Jerry Cutler

On a mythic level Cutler’s landscape paintings speak to the forces of nature and magnifies its demonstrations of life and death. His paintings express the energy and exhaustion that is seen in every inch of the wilderness.  His painting reminds us that we are part of the aboriginal world and suggests the immediacy and timelessness of nature.

One of Gainesville’s most beloved, respected, and influential artists, Cutler’s paintings have been exhibited in nearly 200 group shows and over 30 solo shows across the Nation.


 Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity. 

- Daniel Barenboim