Spring
Spring

Spring

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  • Dimensions: 8 x 48 inches
  • Materials: transfers and oil on panel
  • Year: 2017                                                                                                            

THE TALE

Considering time and memory, this series investigates nature as transformation. Images get transferred using hand sanitizer; the slipper solution causes a loss in resolution when the transfer occurs further blurring the imagery as memories often do. 

I see nature as a metaphor for time. I manipulate fragments from the natural environment such as flowers, weeds, and everyday objects that I collect from places like my backyard or from loved ones; to cast or transfer onto a surface in order to attempt to preserve the memories connected to these beings, specimens, objects, and plants. In the effort to preserve beauty, I invariably confront a loss of image and the grotesque may appear. I am in constant awe of nature and obsessed with documenting it. Knowing the beauty will fade, decay, rot, and discolor, I want to savor the moment.

 

This item ships from the artist's location in Chicago, Illinois, United States.