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"In these collages, each paper fragment is layered with pencil, watercolor, or acrylic paint to hint at forms in nature, carefully cut and then shaped to contribute to larger compositions. The process is delicate and repetitive, challenging and rewarding my focus, my hands, and my compositional eye. These collages explore paper as a material, as it is twisted and molded into fluid shapes that challenge the conventional possibilities of 'works on paper'. I seek to play with lightness, heaviness, color, intimacy, and nostalgia."


A dimensional paper collage on black drawing paper with archival adhesive. Media includes watercolor, acrylic, and colored pencil. White frame INCLUDED in purchase of piece, which is mounted with 6 pins. Piece measures 12 x 17 inches. Frame included measures 14 x 18 inches.

Blues, daybreak

  • Please allow 5 - 7 days for shipping.

    Collage pieces are shipped through USPS or UPS, depending on size of piece purchased and shipping destination. Please contact Elissa directly for shipping outside of the US.

    Each piece is shipped in corrugated cardboard box with packing wrap for safe delivery. Please use care when opening delivered parcel.

    To preserve the long term integrity of the piece, it is recommended that you do not mount piece in bright, direct sunlight. 

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