Stacy Lynn Waddell & Sarah Higgins in Conversation

Join us on the @artpapers Instagram for a live conversation between Spring 2021, “Mimicry, Camouflage, Transformation” contributor Stacy Lynn Waddell and ART PAPERS editor + artistic director Sarah Higgins.

They’ll discuss Waddell’s artist project from Spring 2021; her process of gold leaf, burning, and branding; research on the Hudson River School; and the social and political histories embedded in American artistic traditions of the landscape.

This conversation is part of a series of virtual talks to expand the discourse around our themes and promote dialogue between writers with overlapping interests/knowledge.

For those who cannot join us live, this conversation will be available to view afterwards on Instagram TV.


Image caption:
Stacy Lynn Waddell, A Cross Current and an Oxbow seen from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm (for T.M. & T.C.), 2014/1836/2020, 16 inches in diameter, burned handmade paper with blue pencil and composition and variegated gold leaf [photo: Christopher Ciccone Photography; courtesy of the artist]

Stacy Lynn Waddell‘s work has been exhibited nationally and included in several public and private collections, most recently including Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Bentonville,AR).Waddell is a 2010 recipient of a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant and a 2012 recipient of an Art Matters Grant. In 2022, Waddell will end the year with her first European exhibition at Sala 1 (Rome) and as a Civitella Ranieri Fellow in Umbria, Italy, where she’ll spend six weeks conducting research in a 15th-century castle. Waddell earned her MFA from UNC-Chapel Hill. She lives and works in North Carolina.