LOIS BRYANT STUDIO
Abstract Concrete"Footprints on the Sands of Time"detail of "Footprints on the Sands of Time""Residue" (diptych)detail of "Residue""Space"
"Soho Sidewalk""Connection/Disconnection""The Ground Beneath My Feet" solo show at Eastern Michigan University, April 2011"The Ground Beneath My Feet" solo show at Eastern Michigan University, April 2011detail of "Outside In Table""Meadow Mori Lamp" (when light is on)detail of "Meadow Mori Lamp""Lucky Find""The Ground Beneath My Feet" solo show at Eastern Michigan University, April 2011detail of "Polished Stone" bench fabric in "The Ground Beneath My Feet" show at Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University"Reflection""Reflection" (on wall) & "Reflected" (on chair)"Moments of Clarity""By the Side of the Road at the Edge of Town"detail of "By the Side of the Road at the Edge of Town"detail of "By the Side of the Road at the Edge of Town""Landscape Studies" installed at "The Ground Beneath My Feet" solo show at Eastern Michigan University, April 2011"Landscape Studies" installed at "The Ground Beneath My Feet" solo show at Eastern Michigan University, April 2011"Meadow Mori, #1""Meadow Mori, #2""Landscape Study, #5""Landscape Study, #1""Landscape Study, #6""Landscape Study #11"
"Landscape Study#10""On the Road" (foreground)  at Moving Ground, " a show 2-person show the Ann Arbor Art Center, January 2011Visitors walking on "On the Road" at the artists' reception of "Moving Ground," a 2 -person show at the Ann Arbor Art Center, January 2011
detail of "On the Road"2 pavement specimens at the"Moving Ground" show at the Ann Arbor Art Center, January 2011"Permit Required" (left), "Footprints on the Sands of Time" (center), & "Connection/Disconnection" (right) "The Ground Beneath My Feet Diptych" (top panel: " Flip Side" & bottom panel: "Tire Tracks")"Star Formation Region of a Painter's Studio" (diptych)"Victory""One Square Yard"detail of "One Square Yard""Deepwater Eden" (black light view) installation at the IGG Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, summer 2010detail of "Deepwater Eden" under black lightsdetail of "Deepwater Eden" under black lights"Spin-O-Matic Substance & Shadow" installation at the IGG Gallery, Eastern Michigan UniversitySpin-O-Matic Substance & Shadow Still Life"Built to Last""Built to Last," "before" picture"Built to Last," detail"Built to Last," detail"Built to Last," detail
2002-2009
The Ground Beneath My Feet

Beauty can be found in ordinary, unexpected and neglected places, such as parking lots and sidewalks. I focus on the planned and accidental elements of places where the human-made and natural environments meet and interact. These elements are clues to the histories of these small patches of earth and humankind’s attempts to control and contain nature.

I have translated this imagery in a variety of ways, including mixed media, weaving, installation art, and projection. I painstakingly recreate neglected patches of ground, using unexpected materials, and giving them a new context. Through this artwork, I hope that you will join me in contemplating the land and the impact we have on the natural world.

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