MARYBETH THIELHELM Sears-Peyton, Coast Living
August 1, 2009 - by M. Lindsay Bierman
MaryBeth Thielhelm highlighted in Coast Living, Editor's LetterDownload Article (PDF)
March 23, 2006 - Kimberly Whinna
Sears-Peyton Gallery is pleased to present the second solo exhibition of works by MaryBeth Thielhelm, opening March 23rd and continuing through May 26th , 2005. There will be an opening reception for the artist on Thursday, March 23rd, from 5-7pm.
When the sun rises in Abqaiq, a town near the Persian Gulf, the sand dunes turn a magical purplish blue. The horizon is low and flat and the wind-etched dunes roll endlessly into the distance. A gaseous sort of heat resonates from the sand, creating a shimmering mirage of color particles. MaryBeth Thielhelm’s earliest visual memories revolve around these shifting hues of warm, dusty light which saturated her childhood in Saudi Arabia.Read More >> Download Article (PDF)