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Tiffany Bociek Artist Statement
Encaustic work for me is the blending together of the conscious and unconscious mind. The inspiration for my work comes from everywhere - the glistening morning dew on a leaf, the earthy scent of damp earth on a hot day, the bright colors of a bathing suit in a shop window, the soft pastels of macaroons all lined up like ornately-colored tin soldiers, or the complicated and mind-bending lectures on theories of black holes, light speed and time travel. My work is inspired by these conscious observations, but it is about absorbing what inspires me, then the letting go and free falling within myself and letting my unconscious mind (or maybe it is my imagination that takes control) meld together into my waxy dreamland.