This family of Bison was hand-drawn on a topographic map of Yellowstone National Park - the map features the “Grand Canyon of Yellowstone” and the Yellowstone River. The background photograph is an original taken at Old Faithful.
6 “x 16” x .75 “
Each piece is designed using maps, ink and original photography. She draws on vintage city maps, current and historical topographic maps, navigation charts and aviation charts.
She illustrates the map lines, one by one, by hand, creating the intricate designs you see in each piece.
The map and ink are on plexiglass, the photograph in the background is printed on aluminum. The artwork is layered and bolted together- a new design concept that showcases the individual components as a whole.
Her work combines modern and vintage elements as well as technology and old school design.