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November 18, 2017

10/18/2017 4:09:00 PM
Dittmar Exhibit Features Nature-Inspired Scratch Board Works 
“Moving On” Lisa Goesling is part of the “Storylines” exhibit at the Dittmar Gallery on the Northwestern campus. Photo courtesy of Northwestern University
“Moving On” Lisa Goesling is part of the “Storylines” exhibit at the Dittmar Gallery
on the Northwestern campus.
Photo courtesy of Northwestern University

Clay boards blackened with India ink are instantly transformed with the swipe of a knife into intricate designs that celebrate the living ecology.

“Storylines,” an exhibit of new scratchboard works by Lisa Goesling, will be on view  through Nov. 27 at Northwestern University’s Dittmar Menorial Gallery, located at Norris University Center on the Northwestern University campus.

Nature is the inspiration for Ms. Goesling’s designs, and her works capture its fleeting forms. Botanic elements such as the patterns of a leaf, the texture of tree bark and the ripples of a cabbage are assiduously represented in her art.

The exhibit includes two series that embrace the mystical quality of scratchboard. “Environmental Movement,” inspired by ecopsychology (the study of the relationship between humans and nature), concentrates on nature’s details. “Spontaneous Combustion” uses line to convert nature’s minute details into geometric shapes and tell the story of design through movement, pattern and texture.

There will be a free opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 3 at the gallery. Dittmar Gallery admission is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Sundays, except when a new exhibition is being mounted.





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