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Today I am going to share some of her wonderful glowing artwork from the Not Biodegradeable show. Mery Lynn McCorkle has been working as a full time artist since graduating from UGA. She makes wonderful hmm paintings consisting of a layer of polymer impregnated rayon fabric and beads and an underlayment of paper representing the constellations. The beads spell out verses in Morse Code.
After polymerizing rayon fabric so that it is almost sheer she paints the reverse side of it with thinned opalescent and gold paints so that the rayon glimmers. Then
Mery Lynn cuts away the rayon layer with a small pair of mustache scissors to reveal stars on the paper underlay. The rayon layer is suspended over the painted paper layer, and beads are carefully strung on wire over the rayon to represent words in Morse Code.
Alison Foshee was also a part of the exhibit. Each of these unique art works is on a small corrugated cardboard background similar to the kind common tacks are stuck too. This is an immense installation to big to contain in one photo.