Yvette Gellis – 20 Jan–28 Feb 2015 at Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco
Huffington Post Arts; Peter Frank - Yvette Gellis determines an unsettling condition in her paintings, one in which a clearly urban environment becomes so taken up by its own dynamism that it begins to disintegrate.
Artist Profile; Art LTD
Torrance Art Museum; Mudrona Musings - With architectural hints receding into a radiant abstract space beyond the picture plane, Yvette Gellis' Ascension immediately grabbed my attention as I entered the gallery.
Lita Albuquerque; In Bed Together - I have chosen Yvette Gellis for the power that she evokes in her painting. I was taken by the confidence and force of Yvette’s brush marks, coming out of abstract expressionism yet evoking a complex interplay of contradictory marks reflecting a contemporary mood.
Newsline PMA; Bonnie Gretzner,January 13,2011 - The front of the 18th Street Arts Center, where Los Angeles, Calif.-based artist Yvette Gellis is in residence, will be wrapped with imagery created from the combined works of two masters of artistic space.
Art SlantEve Wood, January 2010
Anderson Kam Art, Donna Anderson, January 2010
NYU News, Max Behrman, They Barney Buiding Gets a Violent Jolt, September 2009
Open Water - Korean artist Han Sungpil and Los Angeles based artist Yvette Gellis intend to suck you into the seascape as they take over 18th Street Arts Center.
Art in America Magazine, Constance Mallison, November 2008
LA Weekly Newspaper, Christopher Miles,”Art Around Town”, June 13-19,2008
The Flame, Magazine of Claremont Graduate University, Volume8, Spring, 2007
A book can be purchased at www.blurb.com titled; Yvette Gellis About the Book One can see in Yvette Gellis’ bold compositions and muscular brush strokes a desire to retain spontaneity while restraining her representational impulses. She goes to the everyday world to find her raw material in the architecture and landscape around her, in the nooks [...]
SOURCE: http://wsimag.com/art/12955-yvette-gellis Yvette Gellis, a Los Angeles based painter, combines a fascination with architectural spaces and once celebrated buildings with a highly expressive and ambitious abstraction. Her paintings derive their inspiration from the world in which she lives and works. Her practice often leads her to wander through new places, interiors or cities with their [...]