Lorraine Glessner

Artist Website:​
www.lorraineglessner.net

My background as a textile, interior and graphic designer combined with my profound interest in maps and geology has inspired me to explore how the earth, the body and the grid intersect.

I use satellite-imaging software to study how the grid organizes, divides, connects, and interlaces life. The graphic patterns of community borders, urban grids, suburban development clusters and sinuous superhighways create amazing graphic patterns that inspire my work. Grid-based patterns and earth marks emerge in my work through the use of materials and processes such as wood, hair, beeswax, silk, cotton, fire, rust and plant staining, all speak to and embody life and life cycles.

Artist Website:​
www.lorraineglessner.net