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Suburban Scotch, c. 1968

acrylic on unprimed canvas

60" x 120"

Suburban Scotch, c. 1968

acrylic on unprimed canvas

60" x 120"

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6:40 AM Cloudy Calm, 2013

acrylic on canvas

48" x 48"
6:40 AM Cloudy Calm, 2013

acrylic on canvas

48" x 48"

Installation View
6:40 AM Cloudy Calm (signature verso), 2013

acrylic on canvas

48" x 48"
6:40 AM Cloudy Calm, 2013

acrylic on canvas

48" x 48"

6:40 AM Cloudy Calm, 2013

acrylic on canvas

48" x 48"

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Untitled, 1967-68

acrylic on unprimed canvas

66" x 84"

Untitled, 1967-68

acrylic on unprimed canvas

66" x 84"

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Scarab, 1967

acrylic on unprimed canvas

43" x 63"
Scarab, 1967

acrylic on unprimed canvas

43" x 63"
Scarab, 1967

acrylic on unprimed canvas

43" x 63"

"Full Circle: Hue and Saturation of the Washington Color School"

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, Luther W. Brady Art Galleries, George Washington University
Scarab (signature verso), 1967

acrylic on unprimed canvas

43" x 63"
Scarab, 1967

acrylic on unprimed canvas

43" x 63"

Scarab, 1967

acrylic on unprimed canvas

43" x 63"

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Ingue, 1967

acrylic on canvas

59" x 59"

Ingue, 1967

acrylic on canvas

59" x 59"

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Florence Cross, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"
Florence Cross (signature verso), 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"
Florence Cross, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Installation View
Florence Cross, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Florence Cross, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

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Untitled, 1968

acrylic on canvas

approx. 48" x 60"
Untitled, 1968

acrylic on canvas

approx. 48" x 60"
Untitled, 1968

acrylic on canvas

approx. 48" x 60"

Untitled, 1968

acrylic on canvas

approx. 48" x 60"

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Clerk James Maxwell, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"
Clerk James Maxwell, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Installation View
Clerk James Maxwell (signature verso), 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"
Clerk James Maxwell, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Clerk James Maxwell, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

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Clear Sky Waking, 2014

acrylic on canvas

24" x 24"

Clear Sky Waking, 2014

acrylic on canvas

24" x 24"

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7:30 AM Light from Right, 2013

acrylic on canvas

44" x 44"
7:30 AM Light from Right (signature verso), 2013

acrylic on canvas

44" x 44"
7:30 AM Light from Right, 2013

acrylic on canvas

44" x 44"

7:30 AM Light from Right, 2013

acrylic on canvas

44" x 44"

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Lifting Winter Weights, 2015

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Lifting Winter Weights, 2015

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

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July Sunbathing Red, 2013

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

July Sunbathing Red, 2013

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

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Directions/Layers, 2020

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Directions/Layers, 2020

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

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Disturbance, 2020

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Disturbance, 2020

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

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Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

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Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Untitled (detail), 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

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Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Untitled (detail), 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

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Delta/Lady Bug I, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Delta/Lady Bug I (detail), 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Delta/Lady Bug I, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Delta/Lady Bug I, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

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Lady Bug/Covid Two, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Lady Bug/Covid Two (detail), 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"
Lady Bug/Covid Two, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Lady Bug/Covid Two, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

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Delta, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

11" x 14"
Delta (detail), 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

11" x 14"
Delta, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

11" x 14"

Delta, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

11" x 14"

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Where are we going?, 2022

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Where are we going?, 2022

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

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What Gives You Hope?, 2021

acrylic on canvas

24" x 24"

What Gives You Hope?, 2021

acrylic on canvas

24" x 24"

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Suburban Scotch, c. 1968

acrylic on unprimed canvas

60" x 120"

Suburban Scotch, c. 1968

acrylic on unprimed canvas

60" x 120"

6:40 AM Cloudy Calm, 2013

acrylic on canvas

48" x 48"

6:40 AM Cloudy Calm, 2013

acrylic on canvas

48" x 48"

Untitled, 1967-68

acrylic on unprimed canvas

66" x 84"

Untitled, 1967-68

acrylic on unprimed canvas

66" x 84"

Scarab, 1967

acrylic on unprimed canvas

43" x 63"

Scarab, 1967

acrylic on unprimed canvas

43" x 63"

Ingue, 1967

acrylic on canvas

59" x 59"

Ingue, 1967

acrylic on canvas

59" x 59"

Florence Cross, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Florence Cross, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Untitled, 1968

acrylic on canvas

approx. 48" x 60"

Untitled, 1968

acrylic on canvas

approx. 48" x 60"

Clerk James Maxwell, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Clerk James Maxwell, 2014

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Clear Sky Waking, 2014

acrylic on canvas

24" x 24"

Clear Sky Waking, 2014

acrylic on canvas

24" x 24"

7:30 AM Light from Right, 2013

acrylic on canvas

44" x 44"

7:30 AM Light from Right, 2013

acrylic on canvas

44" x 44"

Lifting Winter Weights, 2015

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Lifting Winter Weights, 2015

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

July Sunbathing Red, 2013

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

July Sunbathing Red, 2013

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Directions/Layers, 2020

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Directions/Layers, 2020

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Disturbance, 2020

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Disturbance, 2020

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Untitled, 2020

acrylic on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Delta/Lady Bug I, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Delta/Lady Bug I, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Lady Bug/Covid Two, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Lady Bug/Covid Two, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

12" x 16"

Delta, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

11" x 14"

Delta, 2021

acrylic paint on Arches watercolor paper

11" x 14"

Where are we going?, 2022

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

Where are we going?, 2022

acrylic on canvas

42" x 42"

What Gives You Hope?, 2021

acrylic on canvas

24" x 24"

What Gives You Hope?, 2021

acrylic on canvas

24" x 24"

Biography

Cynthia Bickley-Green - Artists - About Bethesda Fine Art

Cynthia Bickley-Green studied art at La Brera, Milan, Italy, and in the studio of Italian Futurist painter Pippo Rizzo at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. She holds BA and MA degrees in art from the University of Maryland and an MA from George Washington University in Higher Education and Human Development. In 1990 she finished her PhD in Art at the University of Georgia.

Bickley-Green was part of a cadre of Washington, DC, artists active in the late 1960s and 70s. During this time Washington Color School artists Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland, Gene Davis, Howard Mehring, Tom Downing, and Paul Reed exhibited in local galleries. She was a member of the steering committee for the first National Conference for Women in the Visual Arts in 1972 held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Bickley-Green's paintings have been exhibited in over 100 exhibitions and public collections, including the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC; American University; and University of Maryland. Recently her work was displayed at the Elberson Fine Arts Center at Salem College, The Arts Club of Washington, the MGM Grand Resort and Casino at National Harbor in Maryland, and the North Carolina Museum of Art. Her painting Yellow Miss is included the U. S. Art in the Embassies Program and has been shown in many locations in the world, most recently in 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Cynthia Bickley-Green - Artists - About Bethesda Fine Art

Clear Sky Waking, 2014

acrylic on canvas

24" x 24"

She is presently a professor of art at East Carolina University where she has taught for 27 years. Her research and many publications explore the biology of art and the interaction of visual media and pedagogy and the development of social identities. She is the author of Art Elements: Biological, Global, and Interdisciplinary Foundations (2011).

In 2018, Bickley-Green's painting Scarab (1967) was featured in the show Full Circle, Hue and Saturation in the Washington Color School at the Luther Brady Art Gallery, Corcoran School of Art and Design, George Washington University. In 2020 her painting Entoptic Shapes-Downstream Animas was included in Front Burner: Highlights in Contemporary North Carolina Painting at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC. Her painting Lamentations (featured on the cover of the North Carolina Literary Review) is an announcement for the Front Burner exhibition and is reproduced on a billboard in the North Carolina Museum of Art sculpture garden. Her work is in the collections of the University of Maryland Art Gallery, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, US Art in Embassies, and the MGM Grand Resort & Casino at National Harbor.