1. Rubedo or Reddening – wedding slip, cinnamon branches, broom sticks, braids of my mother’s hair, braid of my hair, red thread, red dye, electrical wire, found metal; 72 x 66 x 36 in.
2. Origin – fabric dye, ink, watercolor, acrylic, graphite on canvas; 48 x 60 in.
3. The Feeling of Safety – faux fur, heated blanket, upholstery foam, wood, scents of clove, cinnamon, patchouli, cedar and lavender, metal latch and handle; 60 x 30 x 24 in.
4. Slow Seduction – fabric dye, enamel, watercolor, hair, ink, acrylic on canvas; 48 x 66 in.
5. Opposition – Juniper root, 3 year old Washington Hawthorn tree struck by lightning, polymer clay; 60 x 66 x 36 in.
6. Self-Portrait – 171 dirt balls, dirt; each ball 3 in. – assembled dimensions vary
7. Spiritus Rami – tree branch, nylon, polymer clay, LED light; 60 x 48 x 4 in.
8. Conductive Talisman – tree branch, rope, root, light bulb, steel wire, copper wire; 48 x 24 x 24 in.
Stacey Lee Gee
Stacey Lee Gee is a Chicago-based visual artist known for her gritty large-scale painting, delicately assembled sculpture and site-specific installation. The central role of tactile materials in her work creates an easy entrance into the language of the senses. Once there, Stacey transforms nightmares into new myths of protection, safety, and fear. Her dream-like narratives explore the mesmerizing role humans have within the natural world and the fragile exchanges that arise.
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