Hyatt Regency Chicago - Oct > Beside, Between, Within.
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Acrylic and Charcoal on Canvas
Inspired by community and feminine identity, sisterhood, as well as the implied relationship between objects based on their physical correlation alone.
Leah Tumerman is on the trail of a story, be it hers, yours, the story of The City, the stories of memory & nostalgia, or the stories of dreams. Working with highly pigmented acrylics, Leah applies colorful under-paintings, watching for the emergence of subject. She delights in the implied relationship between forms based on their physical posture and placement alone, and with drawing materials, edits towards an oblique finish. Using playful symbolism and a touch of make believe, the details ...