Chromatic Exertion


Chromatic Exertion 

Size: 28 W x 20 H x 1 in

Subjects: Abstract
Styles: Abstract, Minimalism, Modern
Mediums: Fabric, Digital, Textile
Materials: Soft (Yarn, Cotton, Fabric) Wood


Using three shades of thread, gradients, and three-dimensional forms, the exertion of the hand is made real. Each “scrunchie” began as a 4 ” square but ended as a unique, colorful object.

Sculpture: Digital, Fabric, Fiber, Textile, Paint on Wood, Other.

Susan Hensel
Susan Hensel is a multidisciplinary artist, with a 50+ year career, who combines a mixed media practice with embroidery across digital and manual platforms. Susan received her BFA from the University of Michigan in 1972 with a double major in painting and sculpture and a concentration in ceramics. With a history, to date, of over 200 exhibitions, more than 30 of them solo, twenty garnering awards. Above all, Hensel’s desire to communicate stories through art continues to be a powerful motivator. Hensel’s artwork is known and collected nationwide, represented in collecting libraries and museums.

Additional information

Dimensions 41 × 14 × 2 in