MARSH LINES
The Marsh Lines paintings are oils on canvas, wood panel and paper inspired by aerial views of the salt marshes along the New Jersey Coast. I am fascinated by the organic patterns in this ecosystem interrupted by the Euclidean geometry of human activity.
A thin green horizon at eye level, these marshes have intrigued me since my childhood - from the bird-inhabited wilderness of South Jersey to the Meadowlands outside New York City with its garbage dumps and truck depots, crisscrossed by roads, bridges and railway lines.
When I first saw this landscape from an aerial perspective I was shocked by its beauty and complexity, all but invisible from the ground.

Marsh Lines: 2009-2012
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Winter Marsh, Wildwood Bay
2012
Oil on canvas
36" x 36"
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Meadowlands - Mash and Covered Landfill
2011
Oil on canvas
36" x 36"
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Delaware Back Bay Marsh Lines
2009
Oil on canvas
36" x 36"
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Winter Marsh, Wildwood Bay 2
2012
Oil on canvas
36" x 36"
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Meadowlands Arterial Routes
2010
Oil on canvas
48" x 48"
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Ponds and Cuttings
2010
Oil on canvas
20" x 20"
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Looping Marsh Lines
2011
Oil on canvas
36" x 36"
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Meadowlands Arterial Routes 2
2010
Oil on canvas
48" x 48"
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Flaming Meadowlands Marsh
2010
Oil on canvas
30" high x 36" wide
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Green Meadowlands Marsh
2010
Oil on canvas
24" high x 48" wide
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on cnvas
Snow-Covered Marsh
2010
Oil on cnvas
24" high x 48" wide
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Ink and watercolor on paper
Marsh Calligraphy
2010
Ink and watercolor on paper
18' x 18"
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Golden Meander
2009
Oil on canvas
48" H x 24" W
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Back Bay Meanders and Cuts
2009
Oil on canvas
48" H x 24" W
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on canvas
Directions of Flow
2009
Oil on canvas
48" H x 24" W
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on board
Small Blue Meander
2009
Oil on board
11" high by 8" wide
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on primed paper
Small Black Meander
2011
Oil on primed paper
11" high x 8" wide
Gwyneth Leech Marsh Lines: 2009-2012 Oil on board
Meadowlands Study
2009
Oil on board
11" high x 8" wide
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