Veronica Lund | Rhea And The Forces of Creation (Pachamama)
Substrate Wet Felting of Wool and Silk Fibers over Silk Chiffon
67” x 38” (Unframed)
A female image shaped by flowers descends from the mountains holding within her the elements of creation, taming the waters as she fertilizes the land.
Veronica was mentored by the legendary Italian artist, opera stage designer and author Beni Montresor who instilled in her the desire for continuous experimentation and learning from art in all its forms. “Impara di tutto”- (Learn from Everything) was the edict of the old master and the philosophy by which Veronica approaches her art. These lessons inspired her to turn her energy into reimagining the ancient art of felting into a modern construct.
Veronica uses the modern technique of Substrate or nuno wet felting to paint her canvas with the warmth and richness of natural fibers like wool and silk. This technique imparts her work with surprising texture, vivid color and a style reminiscent of impressionist painters. Her unique style is created by the long fibers that she uses as her palette and brush.
Exhibitions- Awards- Publications
Genesis II, Women Creating Art. 2017 . Cum Laude Auditorium -Pucón, Chile.
First Place Award- TheQuilt and Fiber Arts Festival 2018. Pacific Northwest Quilt and Fiber Arts Museum. La Conner, Washington
Salaan Magazine 1st edition featured artist
2018 Fusion.Art 4th Annual Leaves and Petals online art exhibit.
Revista Ruta Del Arte Rukapillan 2nd Edition. Featured Artist
2019 Solo Show “Fleectures”. Cum Laude Auditorium -Pucon, Chile.
Third Place Award 3D Art. CVG 2020. Collective Vision Gallery. Bremerton, Washington.
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