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Susan Sanford

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Susan Sanford is a Northern California artist fascinated by the fragments left behind. Things fall apart, and seem to ask to be put back together in some flawed, ambiguous wholeness. Inspiration comes from literature and from the materials she uses, there are little marriages in her work as a scrap of fabric or watch face meets its counterpart in its new environment. Her assemblages have the narrative quality of lost stories. She has also explored mosaic sculpture, sometimes helping along the forces of entropy with a hammer. Currently she is working on the series "Altered Ancestors", found photographs altered with paint,ink, embroidery and ephemera, resulting in a cast of heroes, saints, clowns and botanical oddities. Her website is She also has a blog,




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