Emanation No. 2

2013 ArtPrize Entry
Add to Collection

"Emanation No. 2" is an exploration of portraiture as a physical and energetic representation. Being that it is in of itself a conductive material, the copper substrate is perfect for etching abstract designs to illustrate the idea of a person's energy. Emotion, connectivity and energy are central themes in my work. The idea that an emotion felt by an individual can also be felt by those around them, whether directly or indirectly, is a captivating concept to me. Someone can go through life interacting with others oblivious to the invisible dance that is the energy they exude and the way it is received. Visually exploring this idea of emotion felt through energy and the ensuing dynamics in individuals and groups is the basis from which my work stems.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 3 inches
  • Medium: Oil on Copper
  • Width: 30 inches
  • Year created: 2013
  • Height: 36 inches

Venue & Connection Information

The piece is copper panel with an all hardwood frame so it has some weight to it. I would prefer to find a gallery or museum to house it as I could be sure they would have sufficient facilities to hang heavier work.

Venue Considerations
  • Special Lighting needed: No
  • Internet needed: No
  • Indoor Space needed: No
  • Outdoor Space needed: No
  • Audio/Video needed: No
  • Electrical needed: No

Entry is for sale

About Erin

Vote for this Entry

Vote Code: 54812

This entry is showing at

A map showing Grand Rapids Art Museum
Grand Rapids Art Museum
101 Monroe Center Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thurs
12:00pm-8:00pm
Fri & Sat
12:00pm-8:00pm
Sunday
12:00pm-6:00pm
Get directions →

Tagged Under