Size: 8.5"W x 11"H x 1"D
Year Created: 2018
Ready to Hang
The sketch of a nude female torso, with a chalk on black look impoying texture on a smooth satin metal backdrop creates sensuality. The collage aspect is a rose implying the femininity and gold leaf for a sense of richness and denoting the value of all women.
Ms. Heather J. Kirk is a fine art photographer, writer and graphic designer. Originally from Chicago, she has lived in Scottsdale, Arizona for over 20 years. Heather is currently working on a new series of wild beaches in black and white, after an 8 month living/working adventure in the Dominican Republic. Her artwork has shown in Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Art Institute and Gallery of Salisbury, Maryland; dana Gallery in Montana, deYoung Gallery in San Francisco, Gammage Auditorium, Herberger Theater and @Central Gallery in Phoenix. On a Poetry Residency at Vermont Studio Center in 2005, with an Arizona Commission on the Arts Professional Development Grant, she worked on a black and white series titled “Forgotten Landscapes,” which now shares time at her exhibits with the colorful “Exposed Series: Flowers on Black” and “Flowers on White”. Kirk was the featured artist in Phoenix Home and Gardens April 2011 special garden issue. She’s published writings in Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul, The Bible Advocate, Inglis House Anthology of Disabilities, Dragonfire and Bibliophilos. Heather’s book of poetry We ... a spirit seeking harmony for a world that’s out of sync takes the reader on a faith journey from pain and loss to hope and purpose.