Linda Melvin-Graham

Linda Melvin Graham, seed head monoprint created at Processus Art Life
Linda Melvin Graham, seed head monoprint created at Processus Art Life

Artist Statement: SEED :: disperse

After years of exploring ways of expressing my ideas of biology and geometry within concepts and patterns in clay, I have begun to use acrylic sheet as a vehicle for exploring some of the mysteries of the celestial spaces. The way this material absorbs, reflects, emits, and transforms light has become a source of endless wonder for me. I am amazed when I see the unexpected, unanticipated brilliant light pouring out of the edges of fluorexcent acrylic, the depth of the void within the black opaque surfaces, and the way that images sometimes seem to floatwithin the black opaque surfaces, and the way that images sometimes seem to float in empty space in front of curved pieces of acrylic.

A chance adventure with Lee Lee at the Processus Art Making place has reminded me that a very basic unit of transporting genetic information, the seed, has a beauty and wonder of its own.

Linda Melvin Graham joined the SEED printmaking workshop with Viviane Le Courtois and Lee Lee at Processus Art Life as part of Denver’s 2016 Month of Printmaking

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Lee Lee is a visual artist who integrates a collaborative, social practice oriented approach in her practice. Her paintings may be viewed at www.Lee-Lee.com & collaborations at www.virtualvoices.org

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