“The work is about something and it’s not casual. It’s not just an image. It’s not a horse. It’s not just a landscape . . . I actually think of the wilderness as being the soul. Our soul that we have cast aside. And in reclaiming it, re-integrating it, through honoring other species and not obliterating them and their habitat, we are revaluing ourselves and the wholeness that we can become.” Growing up in Montana, Jacqueline Riedel Hud didn’t want to be the cowboy or the indian – she wanted to play the part of the horse. Riedel’s paintings reflect her lifelong struggle to distill an understanding of the intutive connections between the human and the natural world. In her work, one sees swirling vibrations, drumming hoofbeats and, above all, a multifaceted reflection of the long journey – towards a full appreciation for wild, hidden, and untamed places and far away from the ordinary constraints of the modern world.
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