“Storytelling is at the core of my work, with the collaged surface used as a mode of telling stories, expressing feelings, and sharing imagery. Through my work the familiar reappears in unfamiliar configurations; a new sense of significance is imparted to an otherwise everyday object.”
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Susan Fecho works as a printmaker/ illustrator, receiving a B.F.A. and M.FA. in printmaking from East Carolina University. Fecho, born in Virginia and log-term resident of North Carolina, is connected to the land, culture and history of the Tidewater region and Appalachians. Her intense response to her environment is evident in this body of work – what she sees and responds to, observes, and studies. She has exhibited nationally, and internationally – and has received numerous awards, grants, and residencies. Fecho been accepted into several major collections: the Smithsonian’s Word and Image Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England; and the Museum of Women Artists, Washington, D.C.
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