Linda Herritt: Peaks and Valleys
Installation and Works on Paper
Visiting Artist talk: Thursday, Sept. 10, 12pm, Room 9 in the Scales Fine Art Center
Exhibition Proposal from Artist
My drawings and installations combine different systems for modeling and interpreting nature, from the romantic to the scientific. Recent monochromatic ink drawings combine computer generated wire-frame models with collaged landscape images. The wire-frame forms are modeled from different sources, including biometric and geologic data, and create an undulating ground over which drawings of the aftermath of a storm or the detritus I observe in my industrial Brooklyn neighborhood are overlaid. Stylistically, the works are heavily influenced by classical Chinese painting..
Linda Herritt, Sean Duffy's Dream, 2009, 14x20", ink and watercolor on paper