Monday, March 6, 2017

ARTIST STATEMENT BY SUSAN HARMON,ARTIST/PROFESSOR OF ART

These artworks are informed by literature about women who have suffered trauma and their hope to survive.They range in size, from very small squares of 5" to diptychs and triptychs,12" x 12" to 15"x4", mixed media on canvas boxes.They place to focus on emotional mark making and color.



"The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak."
Hans Hoffman.
These artworks embrace this attitude.

the child's hands.12"x13",mixed on canvas box



I was filled with the why,6"x6",mixed on canvas box

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

erase my eyes



the wonderful silence you can hear



the  march sky was rosy at dusk#1


the March sky was rosy at dusk#2


a great cry came from within


floating away


she felt blue and ruined

the sound of broken glass

of being a girl with scars