"Grow" – Lana Crooks
– Mysteries in Nature–
Light Grey Art Lab 5th year anniversary exhibition
The Dark Forest Exhibition is a guest-curated show featuring eight illustrators and textile artists from around the globe. The artwork is inspired by some of the secrets, small wonders, hidden links, and creatures that lurk within the forest. From mushrooms to tree roots to natural patterns, artists have created series of new paintings, framed prints, and small sculptures.
Dark Forest is on display March 3rd - April 15th, 2017.
You can view the gallery and archive of artwork here.
Sculpture / Diorama
Hand-sewn wool, silk, antique mourning beads, china crystal,
and antique brass under glass dome
4"x 8" x 4"
About this piece:
About this artist:
Lana Crooks loves the antique, the creepy, the cute and the mysterious. Constructing creatures from fabrics and found objects, she is a purveyor of faux specimens and soft curiosities that are a blend of science and fantasy. Sought after for her pattern-making abilities, she frequently teams up with other artists to breathe three-dimensional life into their illustrations, earning her two Designer Toy Awards. She enjoys drawing from real specimens in dusty back rooms of Chicago's natural history museums but, on an average day, you can find her in the studio surrounded by skulls, old books, aging fabrics, and a cat named Tanuki.
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