PORTLAND, ORE. (Feb.
4, 2014) – Artist Brings
Her Exploration of Bamboo to PDX
International Airport showcases the work of Anne Crumpacker, a Portland based
artist with a master's degree in fine arts from Pacific Northwest College of
Art and the Oregon College of Art and Craft. Her studio is located on the South Waterfront in Portland. The exhibit, Bamboo Art:
Crosscut & Interconnected, is on display along Concourse E through July 28,
|Through use of the circles, patterns and shapes with bamboo, Anne Crumpacker communicates the interconnectedness of cultures and the interaction of collective unconscious. She conveys an orderliness and simplicity, inherent in Japanese aesthetics, as she reveals the beauty in imperfect, irregular forms.
intuitive work method, Crumpacker allows patterns to naturally emerge. The
themes of interconnectedness and Japanese aesthetics figure prominently in her
work. Through use of the circles, she communicates the interconnectedness of
cultures and the interaction of collective unconscious. Crumpacker conveys an
orderliness and simplicity, inherent in Japanese aesthetics, as she reveals the
beauty in imperfect, irregular forms.
approaches her work with an attitude of constant discovery. In her words,
"Creativity is a lifelong practice and the artistic process shapes the
individual. It teaches us that the fundamental beauty of things is imperfect,
impermanent, and incomplete. It guides us to do only what is necessary to
convey what is essential."
Travelers can call
503.415.6898 to hear the artist talk about her work. Photos are available at www.pdx.com, or in the PDX art
exhibit photo album on the Port of Portland's Facebook page.
PDX's dynamic art
program illustrates the diverse culture of the Pacific Northwest by showcasing
a variety of works through ongoing relationships with regional artists and art
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