Portland artist Bonnie Meltzer makes very mixed media figurative and abstract sculptures which transform everyday objects, crocheted wire, digital photographs and painted wood into layers of tactile surfaces filled with personal reflection, social commentary and humor. Over the years she has had many one-person exhibitions and been in many group shows locally and across the country. For 10 years she opened her studio to the public during Portland Open Studios. Her crocheted works and found object sculpture have appeared in many publications and books — Oregon Home, The Oregonian, American Style, Alaska Airlines Magazine, and Crocheted Wire Jewelry, to name just a few. Articles featuring her art made from computer parts appeared in Macworld and the Wall Street Journal.
This project is an opportunity to visually show the girlhood dreams and influences that shape the woman to be by using a variety of materials and layers of images. See her work on www.bonniemeltzer.com.
Crazy Jane Collaborates, 2012