Carol L. Myers

 

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Biography:

Carol L. Myers grew up in Baltimore, MD and moved to Ann Arbor, MI for her first job as an RN. While there, she earned her BFA in Printmaking at the University of Michigan. Myers is an active teacher and studio artist. She has shown in many national and regional shows, and has prints in several museum collections. She was awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the Indiana Arts Commission in 2000 and served in their grant review panel in 2001. She was also the director of the StutzArtSpace Gallery in Indianapolis, and has curated shows for groups and organizations.

Artist Statement:

My work explores the internal landscape of spirit. Meditative pencil drawings examine the natural objects that fascinate me: shells, bones, fossils, bare trees and roots…the architecture of nature. These explorations form my personal constellation of image and meaning, and my work spins off from here, becoming richer with time and repetition. I plumb the depths of nature for visual exploration of spirit and healing, creating artistic space for contemplation and meditation: a sacred resting place for the senses. Creating connections is central to my work. I work in mixed media, inviting the viewer to enjoy the dance with pencil and pen, paint and fiber, wax and pigment as I explore the nature that inspires me.

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