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November/December 2007 Centerfold

Back to the Future by Ekua Holmes | Artscope Magazine
art: Back to the Future
artist: Ekua Holmes
medium: torn and cut paper

As a child, I would sit at my grandmother’s desk where she had collected junk mail, greeting cards and old magazines for me. I would spend the afternoon cutting shapes out of these discarded items and creating new pictures out of them. Quietly absorbed in my own thoughts, the world of reality would disappear and my hopes, dreams and memories would emerge. It is the same process I encounter as I develop my ideas today.

  • Jurors:
  • Gretchen Keyworth, Director and Chief Curator, Fuller Craft Museum
  • Andrew Mroczek, Director of Exhibitions, The Art Institute of Boston Gallery at University Hall
  • Gary Duehr, artscope writer