Lari R. Gibbons
4 in. inch diameter; paper size 11 in. diameter
Lari R. Gibbons is best known for her large charcoal drawings and miniature mezzotint prints, which have been shown in over one-hundred twenty-five national and international exhibitions. Her work is featured in publications such as ‘The Best of Printmaking: An International Collection’ (Gloucester: Rockport Publishers), and is represented by Pan American Art Gallery (Dallas, Texas). Ms. Gibbons currently works and resides in Denton, Texas, where she is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of North Texas.
Featuring meticulous renderings of natural subject matter, Lari R. Gibbons works on paper reflect an engagement with the natural world as it revered and destroyed, altered by humans and manifest in the history of art. Included in this exhibition is a print entitled ‘Cutting,’ featuring part of a native oak tree from an old-growth forest that was cleared to make space for a subdivision.
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