Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Printmaking and Installation
Mixed media printmaker and installation artist interested in subjectivity and our experience in nature and with one another.
I am a mixed media printmaking and installation artist. I am exploring the world around me-the environment I exist within-both ecological and social-through an interplay of materials and processes. These processes are both theoretical and practice based. My work is predicated upon research of subjectivity and nature, via the human reaction to the environment and the other. I am concerned with the effect I have upon the environments I exist within, because of this, I seek to create work that has an understanding of its impact. I am discovering what it means to be an intersubjective artist working within collaborative environments while also nurturing my individual artistic autonomy. The work I make both collaboratively and individually is meant to awaken wonder in the participant/viewer and allow them to reconnect themselves with moments of clarity in nature and with others. My current body of work is exploring play through process and form while continuing to explore the effect nature has on humans and the moment of wonder created in this interaction.
Erin Latham is a concept driven installation artist, printmaker, and writer, living and working in Oklahoma. She received her Bachelors of Fine Art from the University of Oklahoma in 2008, Masters of Fine art from the Pratt Institute in 2012, and is currently a PhD candidate in Art Theory, Aesthetics, and Philosophy at the Institute of Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts. She has a passion for sharing art with others and has been a teaching artist for ten years. Latham is exploring the world around her-the environments within which she exists, both ecological and social- through an interplay of materials and processes, which include both theoretical and practice based work. Her work is predicated on research of subjectivity and nature, via the human reaction to the environment and the other. By using found and recycled objects and traditional media in sustainable ways she creates artwork which immerse the viewer in specific environments and allow for moments of wonder. She is a founding artist of Factory Obscura the Okc based experience based artist collective and is currently writing her dissertation and working as a professional artist. To see more of her work please visit: www.erinlatham.com