Now Showing! At the Putnam County Public Library in Eleanor!
This pen and ink drawing also juried into the Exhibit, Women's Work, at the David L. Dickirson Fine Art Gallery in Tamarack.
Along the rocky bank of the creek, a leaning tree invites the park passerby to pause for a few pages of afternoon reading. As her eyes scan the lines of the page, her scattered thoughts soon settle into an engaged reverie deep into the past of the main character. It’s as though she were reading of her own entwined roots exposed by years of seasonally passing waters.
This 11” x 14” original, Back to Her Roots, is drawn with archival quality, permanent India ink on acid-free Strathmore Bristol board for lasting impressions. The drawing is mounted in an acid-free, white matt with a black liner that sets off the crisp clarity of the black ink drawing. This drawing is mounted in an acid-free, white matt with a black liner that sets off the crisp clarity of the black ink drawing. The matted artwork is mounted into a satin black 16” x 20” frame, wired and ready to hang in your home or office.
Back to Her Roots is one of a series of original artworks by Pat Cross on the desirability and viability of living in this small town designed by Eleanor Roosevelt and how that plays out into our modern day.
This program, Eleanor’s 2020 Vision, is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Arts, Culture and History and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the WV Commission on the Arts.