Akron Art Library

Natalie Lanese, Mountain High, 2017

Natalie Lanese, Mountain High, 2017 - Gouache and collage on paper

About the Artist

Natalie Lanese
American, born 1980, Cleveland, Ohio
Lives in Toledo, Ohio

Natalie Lanese creates mind-bending geometric abstractions that toy with perception and perspective. In Mountain High, a group of skiers scale Lanese’s trademark zigzag patterns as if they are snow-covered mountain tops. Lanese often experiments with collage in her work, both appropriating found images and manipulating and collaging her own designs. Here, the collaged elements bring a sense of humor to the work. Lanese created a room size installation, covering the walls and floor of an Akron Art Museum gallery for the 2015 NEO Geo exhibition. She has created large scale murals in Cincinnati and Cleveland.

To view more work by Lanese, visit: natalielanese.com