Coiled branches half submerged in water, fish swimming through the treetops, and plants spewing small birds make up the intricate entanglements that go through Teagan White. Using gouache, watercolor and colored pencil, the artist fuses plant and animal life in delicate scenes that focus on the interconnectedness and beauty of nature.
Having just moved to the Pacific Northwest, much of their work has been based on years of cycling in the Midwest and life and death on the region’s roads. The artist describes her latest series, Things as they are and how they could be, which contains many of the mixed media pieces shown here, as “meditations on danger and possibility; what has been lost and what remains; dystopian gifts and improbable futures. “It’s now until May 3rd to see Core portland.
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