Sunday, August 12, 2012

9. Nicomi Nix Turner

Nicomi Nix Turner was raised on a ranch in Southern Oregon. The Pacific Northwest upbringing kindled an affinity for the botanical and entomological. Her hyper-detailed illustrations invoke a surreal understanding of the perfection in nature.

The pieces I create reflect subject matters pertaining to biological deconstructionism, nature's legacy, alchemy, fables and counter-religious belief. In an orchestra of hyper-textured saturation, each piece is a cacophony of silent movement and erratic soliloquies. I work with a pencil in attempt to "paint" with the graphite; and with paper because of the unforgiving quality it possesses. 

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