The imagery in Deborah Maris Lader's etchings, lithographs, screen prints and recent explorations with found glass are derived from both dreams and life, and the way these experiences are sewn together, with odd bits of memories mixed and strewn throughout.
Birds and fish migrate on waves of cloud and sea, using their senses to navigate their way. We watch in wonder as they flit and float, and are inspired to be our better selves. In these works, Lader addresses the idea of fragility - of our faculties, our senses, and of our "place" in the world and how, in the pursuit of saving it, we might save ourselves.
This exhibition features evocative and imaginitive work that falls into 3 groups: medium and large scale beautiful multi-colred etchings and litho prints, works featuring etched glass, and small poignant prints featuring a variety of birds, perched, and in flight. Examples are below. Click on the link to see more work from the exhibition.
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Image: Deborah Maris Lader, Air and Water Show, color lithograph, 16x15