Thordis Niela Simonsen, artist

numbered open-edition archival ink reproduction of monotype #172

frame-ready 10 x 8″ image in 18 x 14″ archival window mat in flap-fold clearbag

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I made the original monotype print #172 on 2 December 2010. The shapes in the dark brown swath suggest mountains to me, and this is the first in an extended series of subsequent images I associate with the “Wyoming night sky” of my childhood. I began by applying droplets of oil to a dry plate; these created clear spots when the inked brayer rolled over them. I drew on the inked plate with mounting-board tabs to create the trees.

The story “Fireflies” in my book Dances in Two Worlds: A writer-Artist’s Backstory [available on this website] explains the significance of the Wyoming night sky image.

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Weight 64 oz