David Eisenhour | Carbon Dialogue
ARTIST TALK | June 1, 2019 3:30 pm
ARTIST RECEPTION TO FOLLOW | June 1, 2019 5:00 pm
David Eisenhour delves into the difficult challenge that the use of fossil fuels presents to the world, interpreting its impact with a sense of beauty and angst. Phytoplankton inspired coal dust monoprints on recycled cedar and bronze sculpture. This body of work is a continuation of his dialogue.
In the words of Eisenhour, “We are all part of a Carbon Dialogue. Carbon is a common element of all known life. Carbon, millions of years of life, has been released into our atmosphere in a relatively short period of time. Most of this body of work alludes to the oversized impact climate change has on our oceans. Much of this work leaves room for personal interpretation.”
Eisenhour engages the political realm, but his politics are never overtly seen in his work. They lie beneath the surface. Veiled in beauty and mystery.
– Andrew Vallee