Artwork of the Day: Georgia Schwender

Georgia Schwender

Lolium Perrenne, Chasmonthium Latifolium, Festuca Rubra
cyanotype by Georgia Schwender. Source

My process of gathering, identifying, and drying local prairie plants mirrors the studies of Anna Atkins only 170 years later. The final image is created by mixing chemicals, coating the paper, and contact printing the specimens in direct sunlight. A final wash creates the cyanotype print.

— Georgia Schwender (read the rest of her statement here)

Woman Made Gallery focuses on the work of women artists.  Check out their website here.

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