Back Alley Steps and Trailer Alley by Sara Willadsen – Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin

The Randall Frank Contemporary Art Collection is happy to announce its newest acquisition from artist, Sara Willadsen.

Trailer Alley acrylic on canvas 18" x 30" 2010

Trailer Alley
acrylic on canvas
18″ x 30″
2010

Back Alley Steps oil on masonite 24" x 24" 2010

Back Alley Steps
oil on masonite
24″ x 24″
2010

Sara Willadsen makes pictures that satisfy her curiosity in aesthetics and found materials. Combining these articles with reappropriations of her own work allows her to employ past patterns and marks as prompts for new structures and environments. The aggressive process used to construct these secretive spaces is kept in balance with the consciousness to know when to stop.

Sara Willadsen was born in Sheboygan, WI in 1987. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Painting from Northern Illinois University in 2014 and her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Graphic Arts from Lakeland College in 2010. Working mainly with paint and various site-specific found materials, Willadsen’s work explores concepts of abstract spaces and structures guided by her surroundings. She has had work featured in New American Paintingsand Fresh Paint Magazine and shows frequently in group exhibitions across the country. Willadsen currently works as a visual artist and freelance designer in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin.

Visit Sara’s website to view more work. Click here.

All images copyright of the artist and used with their permission. 

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