Aviary by Susan Lowdermilk

The imagery in this artist's book juxtaposes the universal mathematical order and geometric shapes associated with the cosmos with an aviary of birds, thus alluding to an inherent connection—the mysteries of nature on earth with the mysteries of the universe as a whole.

Artist Bio

Susan Lowdermilk is a book artist and printmaker working in traditional processes such as woodcut, wood engraving and intaglio etching as well as in digital media. Her recent artist's book projects involve movable parts, pop-ups and LED circuitry. Her books are included in many university library collections and public collections such as the Getty Museum, the University of Washington and the New York Public Library. Her work is represented in galleries throughout the United States. She is a professor at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon where she has been teaching courses in printmaking, artist books and graphic design for two decades. Susan earned her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Oregon and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.