Piece description from the artist
A black and white photograph collaged onto wood panel with actual leaves and sketches, then painted with acrylic glazes and colored pencils. Text from the poem, "Endless Battle," specifically written for this image by a poet in Sweden, is written in graphite throughout the painting.
Judith Monroe is a photo-based mixed media artist born and raised in California. She creates works with photos that blend into color, texture, and hidden treasures waiting for discovery. Layers of physical materials like photos and paint, represent layers of meaning. Judith finds inspiration by exploring the landscape and examining the natural things she finds. Her artworks are included in public and private collections from Sacramento to Scotland and shown in galleries in California and Arizona.