Julia Lucey: Forest For The Trees

4:00 pm To 7:00 pm

https://www.wallyworkmangallery.com/

January 19, 2019

January 19, 2019

Wally Workman Gallery

Jan. 19-Feb. 9, 2019

Event Description

Julia Lucey revers nature. With arches and a pre-raphaelite attention to detail in this body of work, Lucey presents nature as sacred. Her process of collaging aquatint etchings allows each plant or animal to be meticulously depicted and elevated to the symbolic. She has taken inspiration from fables and woven them into what otherwise could be seen as solely scientific native plant etchings, emphasizing the wonder embedded in the natural.

A resident of Fairfax, California, Julia Lucey got her BFA in printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute and the inspiration for her art from her years spent backpacking and working in the Western United States. As an Artist-in-Residence at Kala Art Institute, Julia has focused on traditional etching techniques and aquatint to create images dealing with the evolving issues of wildlife, its dissolution, and the attempt by many to direct its path. She has exhibited her work throughout the United States.

Organizers

1202 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703

512.472.7428

About the Organizer/Venue

Established in 1980 and located in a 100 year old historic house in Austins art district, the Wally Workman Gallery specializes in emerging and collected talent. The gallery has two stories of exhibition space where one can view the 50+ artists currently represented, including the contemporary talents of Will Klemm, Joyce Howell, and Mallory Page as well as the figurative work of Tracey Harris and Ian Shults.

Parking is available in the front lot as well as the lot behind the gallery, accessed from the alley off Blanco and Harthan St. Unrestricted street parking is available on Blanco St. and parking is allowed after 7pm on Harthan St.

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