Hidden Stories

14.1.19

Hold Course

Stumbling on a painting by Tracie Cheng is like falling in love with the opening paragraph of a new book. Only now, the story is yours to dream up. I am not sure if the images are those of a life unraveling or coming together. Is it a beginning or an ending?  I only feel an organic transition, and the cusp of change. Either way, what perfect inspiration to kick off a New Year.

Naturally,  I had to dig into this artists life, and I was lucky enough to find a blog called Canvas, and a feature called Inside the Studio, that answered some great questions. I wasn't surprised to learn that much of Tracie's inspiration comes from natural phenomenons. However,  I was delighted to read that this all started with a love of topographical maps. Yes, maps! All those beautiful intricate lines, creating depth and dimension.  

Hop over to Canvas if you care to read a little more about Tracie, but more importantly, hop over to Tracie's site, to explore some more of these beautiful works.

The Watching

From Above

Persistence

The Divide

Scattered Remnants

Always Waiting

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