joan schwartz

visual artist, dancer, writer, designer

sculpture: installation

I’ve explored many ideas in my outdoor sculpture . . . from the peace that settles when you mindfully walk a labyrinth, to the impact of invasive species — including plastic and automobiles — on our environment. In Chrysalis I invited friends and family to send me wishes for the well being of people they care about, and wove them into a structure of branches and yarn made from recycled silk saris. Family Tree explored the concept of family and inheritance . . . in the process I learned that who I am is the result of much more than my DNA and my blood relatives.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s