Peaceful, Tranquil, SereneAndrea Cook
Fiber artwork on Wood
Stained wood edges
Ready to hang
Signed on back
24 " h x 24 " w x 4 " d |7 lbs. 2 oz.
For "Peaceful, Tranquil, Serene," I selected soft, natural colors of cotton, muslin, and canvas fabrics. I ripped the fabric into strips. Next, I dipped each one into an archival glue and sculpted them into rose forms. I mounted them on deep, cradled birch panel.
"Peaceful, Tranquil, Serene" has a very soft, natural feel. For me, this artwork creates a feeling of purity, innocence, and spirituality.
This artwork is a triptych. Each panel measures 24"x8"x4". The triptych total size is 24"x24"x4". The piece can be easily cleaned with canned air.
Andrea Cook is a sculptor based in Phoenix, Arizona who creates wall sculptures that resemble tightly bundled roses and are inspired by the elegance and loveliness of the flower. She creates each rose from hand dyed, painted, or pure fabrics made from canvas, burlap, muslin, and cotton blends. To create her work, she rips the fabric into ribbons and dips them in a high-quality, light-fast archival glue. She then sculpts each strip into a rose form and mounts them on a gallery wrapped canvas or deep cradled birch panel. The sculptures are remarkably tactile; “everyone wants to touch the pieces,” says Andrea. And, while they appear to be soft, the roses are hard and durable.