Gina Pearlin

Artist’s Statement

I think of my paintings as waking dreams.

I construct tableaus to paint from. Source materials include: found photographic images, miniature models, my own constructions and my imagination. I often search out found surfaces to paint on (a book cover, metal sign, paper) that already contain words, colors, or markings to play off of.

Gina Pearlin received a BFA from Syracuse University and MFA from San Jose State University. She has been a practicing and exhibiting artist for over 40 years. She has also practiced and taught in the fields of Hypnotherapy and Dream Education. Currently, she is an art instructor at Cabrillo College. Her work is represented by Jack Fischer Gallery in San Francisco.
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About Posit Editor

Susan Lewis ( is the editor of Posit ( and the author of ten books and chapbooks, including Zoom, winner of the 2017 Washington Prize, Heisenberg's Salon, This Visit, and State of the Union. Her poetry has appeared in such places as The Awl, Berkeley Poetry Review, Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Cimarron, Gargoyle, The Journal, New American Writing, The New Orleans Review, Prelude, Raritan, Seneca Review, So to Speak, Verse, Verse Daily, and VOLT.