paintings and prints
  2003 and earlier

hybrid
series

letterpress prints holes
series
   

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LITTLE BREATHING MACHINE
2005
10" x 14 "
water-based crayon
and pencil on panel

$375


holes series

GLITCH
2005
10" x 14 "
mixed media on panel
$375

untitled
2004
40" x 60"
acrylic on canvas

$3000
ARTIST STATEMENT 

My work explores the tension between loss and gain. For instance, you can’t have sex without losing your virginity. Though the materials I use to make my work vary, the visual metaphor remains largely the same: holes punched into paper and the discs that pop out.

It all started when I created my artist book Literary Essences in 2000. To create the “essences,” I punched holes into the pages of the featured books and inserted the discs into vials. At first I was interested only in gathering the discs. At one point, I recognized the visual and textural beauty of the punched text page, and in an instant they transformed from waste scraps to treasures.

 

ZONE OF ELONGATION
2004
24 " x 18"
mixed media on panel
$750 (framed)

SEA LEVEL
2005
24" x 36"
oil and oil pastel on panel
$1250

SKYLINE
2005
24" x 36"
oil and oil pastel on panel
$1250

 

LOOSELEAF
2005
16" x 20"
waterbased crayon and
pencil on panel
$525

TABLET
2005
16" X 20"
waterbased crayon and
pencil on panel
$525

 

 

 


 

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Minneapolis, MN 55401

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Copyright 2006 Wendy Fernstrum

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