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Faith Daniels, is a multi-media New York-based artist
with both an undergraduate and graduate degree. Although
supplementing her education, with years of additional
study at the Art Students League, she needed to travel
to Japan to finally bring her artistic spirit into focus.
This Asian influence is captured in two ways. One is through
a heavy reliance on the use of sumi ink. Though the work
has evolved over time, the fluid nature of sumi continues
to be an integral part of her work. The second is the
use of circles. As a recurrent subject, the circle, which
in Japanese culture suggests wholeness as well as individualization,
remains a pivotal point even in her most recent composition.
While Asia is a strong influence, she is equally influenced
by contemporary western art, such predecessors as Franz
Kline and Robert Motherwell, whose work relied on a neutral
Daniel's work has been included in numerous gallery exhibitions
in both Soho and Chelsea. Her work is in collections both
in the United States and abroad.