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aquatints (prints)


Art and Design | Art Practice | Printmaking


Shielf Your Eyes is an aquatint.

Artist's Statement

As an artist and an art historical scholar, I constantly struggle with how these endeavors overlap and influence each other. My work as a painter-printmaker seeks to use the expressionist figure to express my persistent anxiety as well as comment on shared human experiences; yet as a scholar, my interests lie in the decorative and graphic arts. My current work came with a desire to reconcile and combine the two seemingly divergent interests through a fusion of images and diverse techniques to give them form. Upon the culmination of this series, I have reached a place where i have realized that these two spheres of myself do not - and never have - dwelt in vacuums and, as such, I am constantly thinking and working as both a scholar and artist.


This work appeared in lam.prey, the 2016 Thesis Exhibition at Linfield College. Image courtesy of Kailee Scott-Unger.


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