Thursday, February 15, 2018

Losing Our Ground

With all that is going on in the world, sometimes I feel that I am losing what used to feel solid - the ground of my existence.  Now I find myself questioning what that means.  What is the ground? 

Losing Our Ground
graphite on paper
Kim Schrag, 2017

These drawings are 22x30" on Stonehenge paper.
Here are a few close-up crops to see the details better. 
You can also get a better view by clicking on the image.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Website update

I have just updated my website with the second half of the drawings that I did in 2017.
I'll post a few here, but I think you will enjoy the whole group.

A Monument to Ourselves

Down the Drain

Everyone in a Box

How to Be Human

The Reflection in God's Eye

Monday, January 8, 2018

Drawings 2017

These are some crops from graphite drawings done in 2017.  There was such momentum in the process (over 35 drawings created!) and I was very surprised at the images that were emerging, not so much by planning, but from a more subconscious level. It seems to be a matter of finding a way to open that door.

The Unknowable

Letting in the Light


Sunday, December 10, 2017

Perrenial Flowering

Perennial Flowering
sumi ink painting by
Fernando Llosa

A favorite painting now at the Cap Artspace in Ithaca, in the Beyond Ourselves exhibit.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Hanging the show

Today we were hanging the show that will open this Gallery Night at CAP Artspace.  Fernando should be in this picture, but he is, as usual, behind the camera. 
Hope to See you this Friday, Dec. 1, 5-8 in Center Ithaca, Ihaca Commons.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Beyond Ourselves

Fernando Llosa
 is opening a new exhibit on Gallery Night, 
December 1, 2017
 at the Community Arts Partnership ArtSpace Gallery,
 in Center Ithaca, on the Ithaca Commons. 

The title of the show is "Beyond Ourselves"
 a meditation on the mystery of life
 as humanity's only common ground.

The exhibit will be open throughout December.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

The Thin Veil of Personal Existence

This is a newly completed graphite drawing, The Thin Veil of Personal Existence.  Fernando featured this drawing in a recent essay on his website, Unbound Art

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Cayuga Lake views

I've been living near Cayuga Lake in the Fingerlakes Region of New York, since 1981. These are  drawings done in the early days of my stay here.  All done in graphite or charcoal and small in size.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Cayuga Nature Center

 Looking back at some ink drawings done at the Cayuga Nature Center in the 90's
 by Kim Schrag

Friday, October 6, 2017

Still A Way Out

Painting by Kim Schrag
From the collection, In the Distance, Small Beings

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Drawings from 2017

The High Wire Walkers


 Digging Deeper

 The Stream of Thought


Summer of Drawing

It has been a summer of drawing. 
 The drawings are following my interest in exploring what it means to be human.

 graphite on paper, 22x30", Kim Schrag 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

New Drawings

(click on the drawing for a larger view)

I've just started some new graphite drawings and I'm really enjoying the process of drawing again.  It seems so spontaneous and the work has its own momentum.

The craziness of building yet another wall has been on my mind.  Images of building a wall, scaling the wall, climbing over and then ultimately taking down the wall all came to me as I worked on this drawing.

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Emergence of Form

New paintings in 2016-17
by Kim Schrag
All acrylic on textured board

 A Moment in Time

 New Generation



Empty Vessel

The First

Friday, January 27, 2017


 A wall works to divide two sides.
  This is what it looks like on the inside.

Defended, graphite drawing by Kim Schrag (1998)