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Ann Stoddard
South Carolina

Artist Statement Submitted 2018

ANN STODDARD

My work explores many directions through drawing, painting, sculpture, Installations and collaborations.
My submission is my Porch Poesy journals.
Porch Poesy is a series of 7 x 5 inch journals, initiated in 2013,
that I draw in every morning. The daily drawings are an autonomous application of a ritual/rhythm: inspired by the early morning; the changes of the light and the sounds in my environment, i.e., sounds of cicadas, crickets, frogs, birds and other friendly sounds at dawn and how these subconsciously inspire me.
I work on my screened in porch when the weather permits; if not, then I work in a room adjacent to the porch.
These journals are my awakening meditations, my visual poetry that I share daily on social media. They are my way of sharing the idea of reflecting, meditating, reaching out and saying have a peaceful beautiful day with love.
instagram: @anstoddard

www.annstoddard.com

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