Andrea Graham

Artist's Statement

Using both traditional nomadic and modern feltmaking techniques, wool fibre is magically transformed. In my current work, ambiguous sculptures express the paradox of living organisms: strength and fragility, persistence and surrender, liberation and containment. Open wounds and haphazard sutures serve as metaphor for the victimization of our environment as a result of our consumer culture.

In the cycle of growth and decay, environmental justice continues to be silently sought. Curious sculptural form awakens a sense of wonder in the potential of the smallest seed and organism for either success or failure. It is this precarious state and the need to nurture and protect that I wish the viewer to explore as they consider revisiting their practice. The use of wool and the alchemy of feltmaking in the execution of my art allow me to use a sustainable material which is both consistent with my message and the organic nature of my work.

Biography

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Please contact the Artist for more information.

E  / graham_andrea@cogeco.caT  /  613-386-1869
W / www.andrea-graham.com

 

 

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