“Doris”

(acrylic, collage, wax pastels, graphite, gold leaf, &  cotton thread)

12x24x1.5″ gallery wrapped canvas, $290

This piece is on display in Lowe Mill First Floor West Gallery from June 17-July 31, 2020. To purchase, contact Gallery Coordinator, Robert Daniel.

Women’s Work explores the theme of women’s traditional roles and how they choose to engage or not engage those roles. The women featured in these pieces and their stories are juxtaposed with crochet made by my maternal grandmother and my great grandmother, as well as new pieces I’ve made to further explore the line between traditional handicrafts and art. Read more about the creation of this show during a pandemic.

My proceeds from this show will go to benefit the arts program at the Women’s Prison Association.

 

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The process is slow sometimes and I want to rush…snap my fingers…get it done. It’s not that I want it to be over…I’m just impatient to be at the next step in the process. But when that’s how I approach it, I don’t enjoy the individual steps or appreciate the emergence of the thing I’m making. I think maybe the emergence is the thing I should be enjoying the most. ✨ May we all slow down today and appreciate the place the work is in right now. May we marvel with joy the work we’ve been entrusted with. 💖 #papercollageart #papercollage #analogcollage #artcollage #collages #collegeartistoninstagram #mixedmediapainting #visualart #southernwomanartist #artistsofalabama #createeveryday #abstractartpainting #papertreasures #littlescrapsofpaper #collagemaker #creativewomen #lifeofanartist #creators #womensworkcollection

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These two are close to being finished as well! 🎉

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