Judith Nilson

From the Scribe Series: Black Orange Collage #016, 2009
Ink, watercolor, graphite, oil pastel, colored pencil on gessoed paper, 19 x 24 inches. $3750

From the Scribe Series: Black Blue #015, 2009
graphite, ink, colored pencil of gessoed paper, 12.25 x 8.25 inches. $2520

From the Scribe Series: Orange Black #010, 2009
Watercolor, colored pencil, ink, graphite on gessoed paper, 14 x 11 inches. $2520

From the Scribe Series: Orange Yellow #008, 2009
Watercolor, colored pencil, oil paint, ink, graphite on gessoed paper, 11 x 14 inches. $2520

From the Scribe Series: Black Orange Green #014, 2009
Ink, graphite, oil pastel, colored pencil on gessoed paper, 12.25 x 8.25 inches. $2100

From the Scribe Series: Black Orange Yellow #011, 2009
Water color, colored pencil, oil paint, ink, graphite on gessoed paper, 12.25 x 8.25 inches. $2100

From the Scribe Series: Black White #012, 2009
Ink, graphite, oil pastel on gessoed paper, 12.25 x 8.25 inches. $2100

Statement

The Scribe Series was inspired by my interest in hand scribed religious manuscripts and Books of Hours written in the 12th century. Combined with my personal experience of growing up dyslexic, I invented a faux vocabulary that formed a visual narrative independent of literal meaning.

Biography

Judith Nilson was born in Brooklyn, New York. She works out of her studios in Brooklyn and Peconic, New York.

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