325A Grove Street, East Lansing, MI 48824 | Phone (517) 333-7180
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 Grove Gallery & Studios

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Cynthia Foley

Cadillac, Michigan


With pen, with scissors, I draw myself into another creature and look outward.


Based on research and intuitive instances, I imagine my relocation, my dislocation, my appearance,  relative to plant and animal beings.

 

Drawing from observation, I record objects and faces with direct eye-to-hand rendering. I use digital means to resize my drawings and manipulate combinations.

 

To render the objects that become my images, I compile fragments of cut and torn paper. Thicknesses build towards the viewer as multiple layers provide a slight relief to the overall surface.

 

I begin each work with a specific configuration in mind, but always experience surprise

in the process as the outcome changes considerably from my start-up idea.

 

Click here to visit my photo gallery.