Checks and Balances
Chica Brunsvold (née Mary Willey) (BSDes 1961; AM 1962)
Harking back to my early training as an abstract expressionist at U-M, I begin my paintings non-objectively, creating exuberant chaos. But being a realist at heart, I always look for images to develop, usually with a light-hearted, whimsical approach which is consistent with my personality. I love discovering and developing these images, frequently of animals and birds. I call them Zooillogicals, and own that trademark.
This work is featured as part of the 2016 Alumni Exhibition: “Horror Vacui”, on display from July 19 - August 6, 2016 at the Argus II Building in Ann Arbor. Check the exhibition page for dates, times, and hours.