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In the Grain
Anya Mielniczek
February 21 - March 20, 2012
Reception: Saturday, March 10, 6-8pm
Visual Bites: Thursday, March 1, 2:30pm
(Artist Talks followed by a discussion with Master of Art Conservation students on conservation techniques and issues)


Anya Mielniczek
Anya Mielniczek, Brain Child, graphite, varnish, bottle caps, 2011

Artist Statement
In the Grain brings together a series of handcrafted wooden templates, modelled after longboard decks, to serve as canvas for a series of thematic linked illustrations. These works utilize exisiting marks and layers on the templates in juxtaposition with the illustrations to reflect the artist’s interest in using a functional object as a way to examine issues around high and low art and popular culture. Anya Mielniczek is a 4th year BFA student at Queen’s University.

Biography
Anya Mielniczek is a 4th year BFA student at Queen’s University. Interested in drawing for it’s immediacy and control Anya wants to continue exploring ideas pertaining to the environment and our relationship with it. After graduation she plans on pursuing her interests in Poland.