Contaminated Water 4 Through the Fence was inspired by a trip to the Bisbee, Arizona several years ago to view the Queen Copper Mine. Viewing the copper streaked water through the security fence from the shoulder of the road was just another reminder for me of the different colors that water can be. Lots of water is naturally copper in color due to the mineral content of the area. Heavy iron deposits and copper deposits give the water a brown, dirty work and easily can stain clothes as well as skin. The hand stitched swirls give the piece visual and physical texture. They could be caused by springs, bugs or eddies beneath the surface of the water. A chain link fence motif is hand stitched over top of the swirls as an added visual. This artwork is designed to be displayed in any orientation.
Artwork is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist.
Exhibition History - Midland Arts Association 2013 Spring Juried Art Exhibition, Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas March 28 to April 28, 2013.
- 3rd Coast National Exhibition at K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, Texas September 6 to October 18, 2013.
- Healing Arts Solo Exhibition From Rust to Art, Hudson Hospital, Hudson, Wisconsin May 20 to August 16, 2015.
- Art Reveal Magazine, Issue 15, April 206 Interview with Anne Graham, pages 70-75
- Fine Contemporary Craft Exhibition, Artspace Inc., Gallery One, Raleigh, North Carolina December 1 through January 13, 2018.
- Still Water Invitational Exhibition, Stillwater Art Guild Gallery, Stillwater, Minnesota August 1 – August 30, 2018