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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Layers of Time

  • McGuffey Art Center 201 2nd St NW Charlottesville, VA, 22902 United States (map)

Lindsey is preparing for her show Layers of Time, scheduled for the month of October 2014 at McGuffey Art Center's Lower Hall South. Stop by her Studio #22 to see her works in progress. For more information about visiting Lindsey's studio look under the COLLECT tab above and click on Visit My Studio. See the debut of Layers of Time and come celebrate with Lindsey Oct 3rd from 5:30-7:30pm (and bring your friends!). 

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