May/June 2010 Cover Artist
The Waking Dream
by Lisa Albinger
Lisa Albinger’s work clearly reveals the influence of dreams, whether while awake or in a slumber. Her work, which includes A Japanese Dream on the cover of New Connexion, is a direct projection onto canvas of an intense, anguished, yet luminous inner life.
Albinger weaves her life experience with scoliosis into her love for architecture, the dueling landscapes of the desert and lush northwest, and the sacred spirit ever present in animal and fantasy folklore. She has created her own personal allegoric myths stemming from her hermit nature.
Albinger paintings are produced as giclées, which is a French word (pronounced zhee-klay), meaning sprays or spurts of ink. It is used to refer to gallery or museum quality fine art reproductions that are produced with archival papers and inks using high-quality inkjet printers. Properly cared for (no direct sunlight), a giclée can last for many years without any noticeable fading.
Albinger’s work is shown at Shearwater Gallery in Seaside, Ore. and Perihelion Arts Gallery in Phoenix, Ariz. Visit www.lisaalbinger.com.