Amy Sands

United States
Biography:

I have been exploring the integration of traditional and digital printmaking processes in a three-dimensional format by layering intricate digital lasercuts with traditionally printed monotypes on translucent sheets of rice paper. I am interested in how these layered sheets allow for an interaction of light and shadow as they occupy space. Lace and craft doilies of family heritage serve as a vantage point for the paper abstractions. These compositions become transformed into a deeper temporal and psychological space t Read more...hrough the complex layering of the intricate patterns and how they interact with the light and shadow. Several of my works hang freely and interact with the audience as they move in the air. I enjoy this direct engagement with the audience and active element of time. My work has been included in solo and group shows both nationally and internationally, including 8th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro, Prints Tokyo 2012 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Estampa, the 2003 Madrid International Print Fair, Madrid, Spain, the Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, Ohio and Muriel Guépin Gallery, NY, NY.

Skills: monoprint digital lasercut serigraphy