Impermanence

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I utilize contemporary Chinese brushstrokes and empty space to create a sophisticated balance in my work. With a back ground in architecture and a passion for lines and the graphical nature of it I continue to develop arrangements that allude to strong imagery and sensations. The series “Impermanence” reflects density and community in the form of deconstruction and old world rooflines. I have always been fascinated with how people interact and communicate in dense environments. While living in Asia I was able to observe the dynamics of urban living and then see the stark contrast when I came home to the United States. For many of us, we have the luxury of closing our doors, never having to interact with our neighbors. The materials used in the artwork consist of handmade paper, ink made of pine soot and watercolors. The handmade paper has silk, cotton, woodchips and mulberry pressed into the pulp. The result is a warm velvety, tactile surface. The ancient process of preparin

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 2 inches
  • Medium: ink and watercolor on handmade paper
  • Width: 46 inches
  • Year created: 2012
  • Height: 80 inches