ART ISSUE #30

"A Threnody for Bees" by Monica Stewart, oil on canvas, approx. 3 x 2 ft, 2012
*Image: “A Threnody for Bees” by Monica Stewart, oil on canvas, approx. 3 x 2 ft, 2012

Monica Stewart

Oil Paintings and Paper Work

 

Monica Stewart says of her work that it “explores the world of small objects, particularly from nature. When painted, these objects take on a form of suspended animation, which allows for speculation about their respective past lives, making them more like relics or artifacts.”

 

"Egress" by Monica Stewart, oil on canvas, approx. 2 x 2 ft, 2012

“Egress” by Monica Stewart, oil on canvas, approx. 2 x 2 ft, 2012

 

"Last of the Legacy (Seed Pods)" by Monica Stewart, oil on canvas, approx. 2 x 3 ft, 2012

“Last of the Legacy (Seed Pods)” by Monica Stewart, oil on canvas, approx. 2 x 3 ft, 2012

 

"Unlikely Companions" by Monica Stewart, oil on caves, approx. 4 x 4 ft, 2012

“Unlikely Companions” by Monica Stewart, oil on caves, approx. 4 x 4 ft, 2012

 

Paper Work

 

"god of flowers" by Monica Stewart, screen print, cut paper, ribbon, 37 x 45 inches, 2016

“god of flowers” by Monica Stewart, screen print, cut paper, ribbon, 37 x 45 inches, 2016

 

"The Six Swans" by Monica Stewart, cut paper, 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, 2016

“The Six Swans” by Monica Stewart, cut paper, 15-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches, 2016

 

"The Golden Bird" by Monica Stewart, cut paper, 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, 2014

“The Golden Bird” by Monica Stewart, cut paper, 15-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches, 2014

 

"Snake" by Monica Stewart, relief print, cut paper, acrylic gouache, approx. 10 1/2 x 138 inches, 2016

“Snake” by Monica Stewart, relief print, cut paper, acrylic gouache, approx. 10-1/2 x 138 inches, 2016

 

Monica Stewart

Monica Stewart is a mixed media artist and painter. She received her B.F.A. from Murray State University and is currently pursuing her M.F.A. in Studio Art & Design at the University of Louisville. Her work in painting often explores the world of small objects, particularly from nature. When painted, these objects take on a form of suspended animation, which allows for speculation about their respective past lives, making them more like relics or artifacts.

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