Clarity Haynes studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts before earning her MFA in painting from Brooklyn College, CUNY. Her work has been widely exhibited, most recently at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in Manhattan, and Life on Mars Gallery in Bushwick.
I have collected art, and been involved with artists and the art world, for almost 50 years. Through all that time, I have wondered why female artists have less success, fewer exhibitions and attention, than male artists.
Battle Armor is the current exhibition at Churner and Churner Gallery of new paintings by Karen Heagle. The works move fluidly through real subjects expanding the realm of Queer Fantasy in space and firing the imagination in every subtle stroke.