Remembrance, collage, by Karen Koch“Remembrance” pairs a modern envelope paired with a vintage greeting card. I wanted to echo the greeting card with the other elements in the piece, so looked for papers with similar colors and feel.

As I have tried to do in other recent pieces, I was somewhat spontaneous in my approach and did not over analyze the selection and placement of elements. I wanted the overall effect to be loose and energetic, full of life, though the style of the vintage card hints at having been used to remember a life that has ended.


Title: Remembrance, Envelop/e Series
Size: 14 x 11 inches on paper
Medium: Collage, with envelope, vintage card, painted papers, plastic mesh
Signed: On the back
Exhibits: “From Woman X” at Lakeland Community College; “Delivering Stories” at the BOX Gallery, Akron; “In The Pink” at Hudson Fine Art & Framing

from WOMAN X 2017, sponsored by Lakeland Community College



2 Responses to “Remembrance”

  1. Virginia Armstrong says:

    Wow, that is really beautiful.

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