Heimta Works by Cindy Small
January 4 – March 18, 2022 Artist Talk: Thursday, February 3rd, noon over Zoom
(Old Norse term) To fetch, gather, glean.
I am a conjuror of stories. And a harvester of materials. Inspirations for color, pattern, and environments are discovered through a compulsive gleaning season. I am continually gathering and don’t remember a time when I wasn’t.
The assemblage aspect of the work is always a challenge, making disparate parts codependent. I am fascinated by how one thing reacts to another, and how that interaction is transformative. The narrative is encapsulated within an assemblage framework, creating a contemporary icon of the depicted event.
Magical realist contexts create a place where the living interact with unusual forces. These captured moments linger between the conscious and the sub-conscious; the moments when your mind wanders through your own library of fantastic stories.
- Cindy Small
Artist Talk: Thursday, February 3rd, noon over Zoom
Image: Cindy Small
The Consecrated Grounds of Cape Lookout
oil on board with polychromed pierced tin frame
28 1/2"w x 28"h
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