One of the reasons I moved to rural Northwest Indiana 20 years ago was for its natural beauty and unique environmental qualities. Since making my home on a farm in LaPorte, I have immersed myself into a continued course of study of the interdependent relationships of plants, animals and humans within the natural world.
The following works are the result of an IAC individual artist grant completed May of 2017.
They are currently on display with other works at the Brauer Museum of Art in Valparaiso, IN until August 6.
I carved several printmaking blocks to layer texture and color on to the handmade papers. The blocks are rolled with an oil-based ink and pressured is applied using a press.