JOANNA SCHAEFER

 
 

A Few Examples of Her Work










 


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JOANNA SCHAEFER

From Her Website:  In 1969 I began working with line in sculpture. Using twine, rope, wire and reed I constructed three dimensional pieces that were designed either to hang in space or free stand. I worked exclusively with line for over ten years. By 1980 I had started adding other elements to the pieces, specifically: branches, bones and leather.  

I now use a wide variety of materials, from bone to styrofoam.


My early work appears abstract and my recent work appears figurative. To me they are the same; both are my arrangement of form, space, texture, color and attitude. An underlying factor throughout my work is my sense of space derived from landscape.


I am also a printmaker, using wood, cardboard and other materials, sometimes combining relief with intaglio. I do not seriously paint.


I make quilted items, needlepoint, beaded pieces and....


You may be interested in Susan Roebuck’s post on Home on the Free Range about Joanna, her art, and her studio.