WIth digital embroidery, the artist has the opportunity to investigate space and color in both real and illusionistic ways. The thread glows in the light, casting changing tones depending on how the light grazes the thread.
Sculpture: Digital, Fiber, Textile, Paint on Wood, Other.
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.