Since 2019 my focus is collographs, creating images of animals, in a progression of movement with references to ancient writing systems and patterns, random marks, layering of shapes, textures and colors.

Artist Statement

Early in my life, I knew I wanted to be a “maker” of some kind. Initially my interests were exclusively in drawing and painting. Once introduced to printmaking, I was immediately captivated with these astonishingly expansive processes. Responding to these printmaking approaches and materials inform the imagery, sometimes lengthy and intricate, other times rapid and spontaneous. Different printmaking processes offer ways to layer marks and colors that help with developinng rich intrigue.

The subjects range from carefully rendered images of animals and the natural world to composite dream-like forms. Each piece is spurred from an event, a conversation with a friend, pondering the capricious nature of fate or odd dichotomies that inform daily life. These animals, objects, buildings and textures explore relationships between the natural and man-made worlds.

 

Artist Bio

Adrienne has received recognition for her work and has been included in numerous juried and invitational exhibitions across the US and Europe. Her work is included in collections of universities, museums, corporations and private collectors across the country. She recieved a BFA from the University of Oklahoma and an MFA from Arizona State University.


Originally from Mississippi, and living in several parts of the US, she currently lives in Oklahoma. Here she enjoys the manic weather, diverse landscapes, beautiful sunsets, interesting people and birds, along with a couple of beloved dogs.

Sequence #21 The Moons of August
Sequence #2  Yellow Rose
Sequence #21 The Moons of August
Sequence #2 Yellow Rose
Sequence # 4 Blue Shuttlecocks
Sequence # 4 Blue Shuttlecocks
Ties to Chaos
Ties to Chaos
Red Shirt
Red Shirt
Sequence #23   Traveler
Sequence #23 Traveler
Sequence #7 Birdhouses
Sequence #7 Birdhouses
Sequence #10   Green Tornado
Sequence #10 Green Tornado
Friday Thoughts
Friday Thoughts
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Red Squares
Sequence #22  The Green Pawn
Sequence #16  Blue Urchin
Sequence #22 The Green Pawn
Sequence #16 Blue Urchin
Years of Living Dangerously
Years of Living Dangerously
Cool Night
Cool Night
Green Horses
Green Horses