Lindsey Oberg

Lindsey Oberg

I am a mixed media encaustic painter. I combine old objects that are reminiscent of the past with my own personal history as a way for me to imagine back and have second chance or alternate experiences in life.  At the same time, this allows me to give a new life and a new story to each and every object that I use.  Each piece already has a history, already had a life, and reflecting back on that inspires my art.  I think about who might have owned it, or where it might have been, traveling back in time and ending with the object being given a whole new meaning and significance-- these forgotten memories that may have sat in drawers neglected for decades, now transformed and revitalized. 

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Untamed World

  • Sustain 406 West Main St Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 usa (map)

My newest work will be at Sustain (406 West Main St Charlottesville, Virginia 22903) for the month of Dec. 2013. Opening Reception Dec 6th, 2013 from 5-7pm.

Earlier Event: October 5
Piedmont Virginian Artist Showcase
Later Event: February 7
McGuffey Art Center Opening

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him freeMichelangelo