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Works in Progress: Lora Fosberg

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Lora Fosberg shares her creative process with visitors, examining the subtle intricacies and intimacies of life in her drawings and paintings, which are often grouped to form wall-sized installations. She is best known for her distinctive graphic style that includes pen and ink on rice paper or silk, washes of subtle color, photo-transfers, collaged elements, and poignant and witty texts.

She draws from her memories of childhood, the interrelationships of emotions, and her perceptions of mundane aspects of everyday life. A former MCA UBS 12 x 12 artist, Fosberg received her BFA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

She also is available to sign copies of her new book, The End of the Beginning, a collection of her work from the last 10 years.

Lora Fosberg, Focus on Growth, 2008

Courtesy of the artist

Work in Progress: Lora Fosberg, Sep 2, 2008

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