Summer Salve Series

Rachel Mary Wright

Summer Salve Series

The three engravings are a result of spontaneous marks that developed and grew on the plates throughout the summer.  It was a time of quiet reflection as I was healing from events from the past year.  In the engravings, I see imagery inspired by my many walks through Brookside Park, time spent at Saylorville Lake, and long evenings packing up boxes and cleaning my house before moving out.  I needed a way to record my emotions and thoughts, a way that wasn’t linear, or even textual, and the engravings suited me for that purpose.

 

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