• Katie Chavatel

    2 years ago - By Advanced Sculpture

    Katie ChavatelIn Transit, 2016Mixed media wall collage7' x 7'
    In Transit is a wall collage, made of a wood sculpture, my father's house plans, some of my personal drawings and prints, teabags, maps of baltimore and the eastern shore, and a network of thread. I began this piece with the middle center sculpture, and continued to place these rectangular forms radiating outward. The thread serves as my intent to connect this jumble of objects to one another, yet resulted in this mass network of lines, an unsolvable maze of interconnections. To me, these objects and images are my childhood, my...
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  • Katie Chavatel

    Katie Chavatel

    2 years ago - By Advanced Sculpture

    Katie Chavatel
    In My Room, 2016
    Mixed Media Room Installation
    In My Room was a process. I began by scanning my personal drawings and then printed hundreds of them out. I then sat in my studio for days, creating petal after petal, eventually forming these origami flowers. The process was lengthy, but comforting by its repetition. At the end of it all, I found myself in my studio, immersed in this garden of drawings. There were extra prints all over the floor; art supplies like thread, glue, scissors, and tape all scattered around me. I was in my space, lost in creation. I felt comforted...
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