Dian Sourelis

(no) series: simply doing housework
mixed media collage: found, waxed papers/graphite and type/oil
20 x 20 in.

For as long as I can remember, I have found beauty, depth and balance in what others cast off. A tiny scrap of rusted metal, a worn square of cloth or paper, discarded family photos, old nails…….

It is a peaceful practice. I gather up these odd, but beautiful, objects and materials and combine them to tell stories, to evoke emotion. My work is quiet, yet strong, like the sturdy, repurposed materials th