Elizabeth Redmond Odiorne
Elizabeth Odiorne received both her BFA and MFA degrees from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University in Fibers, with a focus on Printed Textiles. Currently residing in Arizona, she was invited to display her work in Terminal 4 of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in the exhibition Drawn to Pattern. Elizabeth has been featured in various art publications, Including Surface Design Journal "Designing Minds" issue and Expose Art Magazine "Next Generation of Artists" issue. The artwork that Elizabeth creates consists of large screen printed textiles, flooded with pattern & a variety of color, creating repeated pattern from natural forms and abstracting them with hand drawn quality. Elizabeth focuses on balance and demonstrates a combination of structure with organic shapes to create an overall vibrant visual experience.
ABOUT THE WORK
We are surrounded by visually intriguing, recurring designs in nature, ranging from simple to intricate. My screen-printed textiles focus on exemplifying and magnifying the complexity of repeated forms. I am passionate about the time-honored tradition of screen-printing textiles, taking great pride in executing all aspects of the process by hand. I want the viewer to absorb and be engrossed in the original drawings, overlapping shapes and complex compositions. My patterns and motifs reflect the significance of personal achievements and monumental life moments. Through the process of repetition, I wish to instill an overpowering visual sensation when viewing my work – a menagerie of brilliant, saturation of color, layers of delicate linear patterns, embedded with a unique record of personal anecdotes.