November 11, 2014

CAM Art:314; Megan Singleton

Last week, we briefly told you about an exciting collaboration with 
the St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum and Local Bloggers
called Art314. We were all asked to choose a participating artist that inspired
us, to feature. After looking through all of the artists' work,
we connected immediately with one in particular, Megan Singleton.

Megan Singleton is a practicing artist and educator in St. Louis.
Known for her installations, she combines her contemporary
craftsmanship with sculpture, hand paper making and
digital application. This was one of the immediate draws we had
to Megan's work. She explores ecological relationships with
landscapes focusing on the patterns found in waterways, plants, 
and paths of travel that can be seen both aerially
and terrestrially. The materiality and rhythms of the natural world
can be seen in her work. We wanted to share some of our favorite  pieces from
 Megan's work.

Eight Thousand Daughters
Megan's current installation, Berlanderi from the Balize Delta,
explores the materiality form of the invasive plant Phragmites Australis,
also known as Common Reed in Louisiana. Her interest in the plant arose while 
she was researching its potential as a material for paper while
she was in residence at a program at Tulane. Her work is directly inspired
by personal experiences in nature and the research that evolved from
wanting to understand the history and systems of the plants. 

She is an observer, collector, fabricator and
instigator of thought and experience and we can't wait
to see her current work at the
CAM Art314 Silent + Loud Event!

Get your tickets here and be sure to use
special code foxandgypsy2867 for a special discount!

fox + gypsy

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