Collaborative Artwork from Migration. A show of two friends, separated.

Here are some images from our recent show "Migration".We've had some amazing feedback and are looking to make prints onto specialty tees now.A Poem about the exhibit by Heather Bentz:Expression Through Migrationscrapbooks and canvases conveyed across boundariestwo women communicating through unique meanspencils and paint, words and pictureshung upon the wallscanvases with an array of images“She Said” captures my eyealluring me with its brightly oranged leavesand a singular ebony birdevoking memories of Poe’s “The Raven”each image and word communicating to meas I open a bookmy eye is met with a page of soothing blueturn to the next and surprised by a vibrant redfilled with sketches, paintings, pictures, clippingswords, messages, thoughts, quotesimages of birds, feet and hands, dogs, a manscattered across the pages in seeming madnessyet holding great meaningas they match the monochromatic paint splashed pagesI think I understandbut a turn of the page againand I am suddenly confronted with a splash of colorevery shade and value imaginable plastered across the pageeach page contains a hidden meaningthe lock is clear to see standing out boldlybut the key is amongst those words, poems, picturesdisguised under a thin layer of paintgiving the women partial secrecy to their deepest selvesat least for a whileneatness and order are subservient to chaostorn masking tape securing bits of life to the pagesitems overlapping in wonderful collageschaos making senseproviding that key to the secrets, worries, woes, inspirations, intimacies,tribulations, triumphs, failures, confessions, questionsabout family, friends, lovers, selvesevery book uniquely differentnot only in content but the books themselvesspiraled notebooks, old art books, pages clasped together with cold metal ringsdrawings on old newspapers, maps, notebook and patterned paperanything and everything conceivableeach taped into books with loving careempty pages waiting to be filled with life yet unlivedas the [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:07:16-05:00October 23rd, 2007|Acrylic and Mixed Media, art by lisa komuro, Bozeman Montana, DeWeese Gallery, painting, Stacie Smith|Comments Off on Collaborative Artwork from Migration. A show of two friends, separated.
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