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Sami Cronk

Sami Cronk

Residence Period: 2019.09.03-2019.09.30

Sami Cronk

Residence Plan
Some themes I will be exploring during my residency are the idea of 'home', reminiscence, comfort, and finding these sentiments both within and outside of one's physical dwelling.

I will be creating pieces that focus on houses as both design elements and beautiful objects, while collecting and depicting items that evoke a feeling of 'home'. I will attempt to illustrate that feeling by exploring color palettes, found objects, and memories.

Artist Profile
1) BFA in Visual Communication Arts and Design, VCUarts, 2014
2) "How was your day today?", Solo Exhibition, Quirk Gallery, 2018
3) Slowdown Studio Collaborating Artist and Art Comp Winner, 2018

Sami Cronk is an interdisciplinary visual artist working primarily in mixed media painting and object making. Her process focuses on shapes, color palettes, mark making and negative space. By utilizing simple mediums like crayon and polymer clay, and working with an assortment of textures and found paper, Sami creates whimsical and nostalgic renderings of plants, animals, still lives, and abstractions.