Artist bio

Kathy Bruce is a sculptor and collage artist born in Ithaca, New York. She received an M.F.A from Yale University School of Art and a certificate from The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Ms. Bruce is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including a Fulbright Hayes Senior Scholarship Grant for Lecturing and Research in Puno Peru 2012 and 1983, and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship. She has exhibited her work in the US, and internationally including the UK, Senegal, Taiwan, France, Denmark, Peru and Canada.


Conquering the Darkness--Covid-19



Artist Statement

"Conquering Darkness" is about HOPE and the human spirit surviving the isolation, fear and distancing we are all living with as the result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Since February 2020, I have been sheltering-in-place working on collages as a response to the pandemic. "Conquering Darkness" is one of 60 collages I have made over this time period.

How it fits into contest

My artwork, " Conquering Darkness" is about the resilience of our human spirit. This is visually depicted in collage form as a spiritual warrior-- surviving against evil as in Ephesians 6:10-20--in this case, my interpretation depicts the blind forces at work: the "invisible" forces behind the deadly Coronavirus we are presently confronting. Through faith, the warrior is emerging from the darkness out of Nature from the sky, trees, landscape and water as a spiritual survivor.

How to Purchase this Artwork

The artwork is an original work, one of a kind collage made with various types of paper. It is available for purchase by email contact through the artist's website.

Other Goods & Services Available from this Artist

Bamboo Sculpture commissions available via website email contact.

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