Keen is another artist showing paintings at the George Marshall Store Gallery. He is grounded to the sea and the land and lives in Brunswick Maine. Here’s his statement about his work
My abstractions always begin from observation. Whether from the sea as a diver, the landscape as an explorer, or from boats as a source of inspiration, some final works reveal direct connections to my experiences while the origins of others are more disguised. I filter which elements of my experiences are brought into focus by removing unnecessary detail, often simplifying the world into line, shape, color, and texture.