Before Sunrise | Mixed Media (2D)

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Dimensions:60"  x 96"
Weight:3 lbs
Delivery Format:2D Artwork
Additional Description:This is a painted tapestry to be displayed as a wall hanging with no frame. It is intended to place focus on healing through the use of emotional art marks.
Media used in this piece include sand, rope, string, discarded drawings, oil, and acrylic paint on canvas.
Informed by a book called "Girl in Pieces" about a young woman overcoming trauma by cutting herself and finally finding the peace and strength to overcome her self-harming habits.
Artist StatementMy art works emphasize emotional marks and beautiful brilliant colored surfaces, rich in texture. They are created to promote positivity and healing.
Artist BiographyI was born in Chicago and began making art and winning art awards at age 7, I have never stopped. I have 4 boys and one Siberian Husky dog. My husband and I met in grad school and have spent the last 35 years together teaching art, making art and talking about our art. We have lived in several countries and enjoy meeting people and traveling.
The University of Chicago High School|Graduated
The School of The Art Institute of Chicago|Graduated
Georgia Southern University|Graduated
Rhode Island School of Design
Monash University,Australia
What I Love Doing
I love making art, talking about art, looking at art, teaching art and, movies, music, hikes, loving my husband and family and friends, and making people smile with my art.
What I Find Beautiful
Nature, mountains, the ocean, the hills, and smiles of children.
My Favorite Memory
Too many to pin to just one.
My Favorite Art Style
Abstract Expressionist
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Artwork Medium Mixed-media
Artwork Underlying Themes Inner Strength, Life-altering experience
Creative Style Abstract, Expressionism
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