Eva Isaksen
   
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My work has always been inspired by nature: organic forms, cycles, seasons, land, water, sky, order, rhythm, repetition, growth, life, regeneration. For some time now, I have been using papers as the primary material in my work. The thin papers, which I print on, draw on, cut up, mix, are layered endlessly on the canvas. No “found” papers are used. I print them all, using yarns, fabric, seeds, pressed plants and other organic material. My work is an exploration of complex color schemes and contrasts. I seek ways to bring my work to new levels of my personal interpretaion of nature. My work is about color, line, material, form, space and about art as a process that always changes and grows. Where to stop? How far to push? How little? How much? Color is intense. It overpowers me. After working with it for weeks on end, I step back, peel the color away. What is underneath? Something new. Somewhere to grow from again.” Artist Statement

Isaksen, who was born in Bodo, Norway now resides in Seattle, WA.

Selected Collections
Bodo Kunstforening Permanent Gallery; Bodo, Norway
Boeing Headquarters; Chicago IL
Canyon Ranch Spa Club, Venetian Hotel; Las Vegas NV
Copper Mountain Advisers; Seattle WA
Delta Airlines; Portland OR
Fisher Properties; Seattle WA
Goldman Sachs; New York NY
Great Northern Annuities; Seattle WA
Greenwood Inn; Beverton OR
Harborview Hospital; Seattle WA
Hilton Hotel; Seattle WA
Intel Corporation; Portland OR
Karr, Tuttle, Campbell Law Firm; Seattle WA
Mandalay Bay Hotel, New Tower Suites; Las Vegas NV
Methologie Design; Seattle WA
Milwaukee Freeport Inn; Milwaukee WI
Newcastle Golf Club; Newcastle WA
Nordstrom; Seattle WA
Norges Bank; Bodo, Norway
North Creek ParkOffice Building; Bothell WA
Northwest Hospital; Seattle WA
Peter Stoner Architects; Seattle WA
Premier Blue Cross; Seattle WA
Providence Hospital; Seattle WA
Radisson Hotel; Portland OR
Rincon Spa; San Diego CA
SAFECO Insurance Company of America; Seattle WA
Scandinavian Airlines Hotel; Bodo, Norway
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; Seattle WA
Seibu Deparrtment Store, Funabashi, Shizoka, Higashi Totsuka, Japan
United Airlines Corporate Office; Seattle WA
University of Washington Hospital, Seattle WA
Westin Hotel; Portland OR

 

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