Grace McMurray

Grace McMurray’s work is craft based with a fine art context. She interprets and reconstructs images from books, magazines and more recently, personally composed geometric digital patterns. The process of the work is very important to the artist, with the use of patchwork, weaving, etching, embroidery, mosaic and delicate drawings, these labour intensive processes allow an intimate, fragile relationship to form between the art, and the artist and viewer. Throughout this process McMurray creates associations between geometric patterns and emotional landscapes.  She draws upon her personal experiences and literary sources, in particular Sylvia Plath’s poetry on bees and its mirroring of a father/daughter relationship. In her most recent work, she has been creating patterns,...

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