Washes, impasto, oil and wax, undulating patterns and spirals, metamorphosis and change describe a world in flux. Emerging and dissolving energies suggest processes in nature. Early neutral ranges of all colors give way to radiant fields, webs of color and sound.

'In Flower,' 60x54, oil, 1995 (2).jpg

In Flower, 60"x54", oil, 1995

'Oread,' 75x60, oil, 1995.JPG

Oread, 75"x60", oil, 1995

S. Sutro, Uncharted Territory, oil 44x40, 1996.jpg

Uncharted Territory, oil 44"x40", 1996

S. Sutro, Noon, oil on canvas, 42x38, 1997.jpg

Noon, oil on canvas, 42"x38", 1997

S.Sutro, Day. oil, 42x38, 1997.jpg

Day. oil, 42"x38", 1997

Tempest, oil on canvas, 64"x56" 1990

Tempest, oil on canvas, 64"x56" 1990

S, Sutro, Necessry Motion, oil 44x36, 1993.jpg

Necessary Motion, oil, 44"x36", 1993

Spiral Tree III, oil, 56"x64", 1990

Spiral Tree III, oil, 56"x64", 1990

'Alchemic,' 72x54, oil, 1992.JPG

Alchemic, 72"x54", oil, 1992

Blue Web, 44x38, 1994

Blue Web, oil, 44"x38", 1994

 

Time and Timelessness, unstretched linen  2010-13

Large overlapping marks simulate natural color. Issues of scale, transparency, movement, form vs. non-form evoke a physical presence connected to nature, a sense both vast and immediate.

S,. Sutro, Time and Timelessness #3, Acrylic on Linen Canvas, 42x34,  2010.jpg

Time and Timelessness #3, Acrylic on Linen Canvas, 42"x34",  2010

S. Sutro Time and Timelessness #14, 21x17, Acrylic on Linen 2010.jpg

Time and Timelessness #14, 21"x17", Acrylic on Linen 2010

S. Sutro, Time and Timelessness #19, acrylic on linen, 2012.JPG

Time and Timelessness #19, acrylic on linen, 42"x33" 2012

S. Sutro, Time and Timelessness #32, Acrylic on Linen, 2012.JPG

Time and Timelessness #32, Acrylic on Linen, 42"x33"2012