Janet Brugos 2020 with Ice Tower and Maverick

I paint with texture including handmade paper, fabric, lace, rope, string, found objects and puzzle pieces. I like to be able to reuse what I can to create art from recycled fragments of a previous life. I have taken quilts apart and used certain elements in my work. I believe that I use so many different types of materials to integrate what I have with my vision but also to be inclusive and experimental.”  Janet Brugos

Spirits of Recoleta ©2014 by Janet Brugos Mixed Media
Statute Of Liberty

My piece “Statute of Liberty” evokes my belief in equality of genders and races but it can also represent our nation in its strongest sense.

Here are some of the details from Statute of Liberty.

Below Lake Merritt by Night includes the themes of cities and water.

Lake Merritt by Night ©2011 by Janet Brugos Mixed Media
Launched and Released © 2014 by Janet Brugos Mixed Media

Launched and Released was done specifically for an exhibit 85 Years 85 Artists in 2014 at Menlo College, Atherton, California. Each artist was given a specific year. Mine was 1990. That was the year that the hubble space craft was launched and the year when Nelson Mandela was released from prison. It was also the year that the world wide web came into being.

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