ash

Snow Collage

  • January 13, 2017
Snow Collage

Snow collage, ash as medium, 40' x 20'. Existed for only a day. (But editioned prints of the work are available; contact info@nu4ya.com for details.)        

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Digital Ash

  • February 14, 2016
Digital Ash

A 75' installation, ash on snow. The first version (see image below) of these were about 30' long, on a frozen lake. They are a combination of buddhist sand mandalas, graffiti, and sumi-e ink paintings. More planned. Below are some previous ash/snow works:

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Ash & Ice, Sun & Snow, Wind & Wood, Fail & Fun

  • January 11, 2014
Ash & Ice, Sun & Snow, Wind & Wood, Fail & Fun

Successing the fail. The idea was to glitch some lace, use it as a stencil, with fireplace ash as spray paint, and white snow on the lake as the canvas. I limited my tools: sifter, fabric, bag of ash, a cardboard box. (Later allowed some broken branches into the mix). The cardboard was to add some linear elements and rectilinear knockouts -- my only condition was that it sorta had to have a digital look to it. Doing art outside solidly puts you back in your skin, and  attunes you to nature: you feel the wind (for the direction of the falling ash), observe incoming clouds (for how they’ll...

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