Ann Mikolowski1940-1999

College for Creative Studies - Center Galleries
Detroit, MI

$5,000 toward Ann Mikolowski: Two Ways of Looking in a Mirror, an exhibition on the painter with accompanying catalogue organized by center director Michelle Perron. Mikolowski devoted much of her art to two completely different but wholly connected bodies of work: the large-scale land and waterscapes and miniature portraits. Tiny in their dimensions (the largest measuring only 3 by 4 inches) and with the immediacy of Polaroid snapshots, the portraits of artists, musicians and poets read like full-size works while her large land and waterscape paintings exhibit her power of observation and sensitivity to nuance.