Saaraliisa Ylitalo

Link to Artist's WebsiteMy work has always been a reflection of events, real and physiological in my life or in the lives of those around me.  So in that way my work has been about the natural weather in our lives between turbulent and calm times.  Between hope and despair.  Really about our broken places and how we deal with them.  While living in Japan for 5 years I fell in love with Washi (handmade paper) and studied with a master papermaker. My work since then uses handmade paper and a myriad of textile, mixed media and paper techniques.

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