Born in Macon, Georgia and raised in Tifton Georgia, Gena Brodie Robbins attended the University of Southern Maine and graduated with a BFA in Art Education in 1995 from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia. Shortly after graduating from VSU, Brodie continued her studies in fine art throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Her work is mainly abstract, and can be quite large scale. She is known for her mixed media expressive abstract figurative works, but has much experience painting in acrylic, alkyds, oil, gouache and watercolor, as well as all types of drawing mediums in both the abstract and realistic manner. She is mostly known for her large scale mixed media works investigating the ephemeral states of light and existence through the application of bold aggressive strokes of color and the washing out and bringing back of essential imagery.
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