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Bale, 2014

Bale, 2014

Pyrograph on paper

There is a certain lure of the mountains and the coasts, while few race to embrace the landscape of the plains states. Yet the broad fields, elongated skies stretching across the horizon lines, and the bales of hay in varied shapes and sizes dotted along the hillsides have a poetry all their own.

Susan White creates pyrographs which are drawings made with the use of a burning tool. She is attracted to the natural aspect of this way of drawing. The marks are burned into the surface which changes the nature of the paper itself. Using millions of individual marks, the artist expresses a quiet, meditative hum beneath the constant motion of our everyday lives.

White lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri.

Susan White