Linda's Blog

Transformation

Anyone who is familiar with my body of work for the past eight or so years would be scratching their head trying to figure out what I’m up to nowadays. How did I go from abstract landscapes to mixed media shadowbox sculptures? From dreamy two-dimensional encaustic and oils to dramatically lit interiors reminiscent of 18th century theater sets? What led me to exchange a hot palette of molten wax for an old collection of found wood, glass, metal and paper materials? About a year ago I was designing a unit for my Art II high school students based on shadowbox assemblages. I began with Joseph Cornell and before I knew it I had discovered the centuries old tradition of miniatures. I was captivate

All text and images © 2017 by Linda Mayer Fine Art

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