• Courtesy Winston Wächter Fine Art

Seattle artist Susan Dory's abstract paintings have always been soft and waxy. (She makes them by underpainting, pouring, and masking-off, leaving layers of shapes that shift from separate to interdependent.) Her color combinations have always been luscious. But in the last two years, her work has undergone a transformation—though you could think of it simply as the transition from car to bus.

Read how here.