Brought to you by the University of Washington Botanic Gardens, The Miller Library is pleased to showcase art by Adrianne Smits.
Adrianne Smits is primarily a painter. She seeks immersive experiences in natural ecosystems, creates works on paper directly in this environment and uses these materials to inform studio compositions. She often works at large scales to re-create feelings of immersion and envelopment and embraces the distortion introduced by working partly from memory to transform complex organic forms into patterned, flattened spaces. She was also trained as an ecologist at UW Seattle, graduating from the School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences in 2016. Dual perspectives in the arts and natural sciences drive her interest in organizing structures and forms in landscapes that appear chaotic. Her scientific research explores how climactic and human forces shape natural ecosystems.
This is a free event