Don't Fall, Collage paper, acrylic, 36x25x 3 ,2020,L.Shapiro, June 2020
Mixed Media Artist
“Still?” questioned one of the signs from the Women’s March and Black Lives Matter protests.
Since the 1960’s I’ve had work with other women and men to continually address the unequal treatment of women. Our current administration has made our efforts more urgent.
Part of that work, for me is to make art that embodies both the anxiety and fear that women hold AND our collective wisdom, vulnerability, resilience, humor, courage and strength. I am a mixed media artist, using whateever materials that express and shape my ideas. I am inspired by many artists and art worlds including, Danh Vo, Frank Stella, Amy Sillman, Michaela Eichwald,Barbara Leoff Burge, Richard Tuttle, visionary artists, and first graders’ drawings.