‘Poetic Graffiti’ By Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch

When you see graffiti on buildings or overpass walls, you can interpret it two ways: defacement of property or artistic expression. Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch sees it as art. For her latest body of work, she was influenced by the graffitied trains that pass by her Lexington home. She started each mixed media encaustic painting with writing her poetry on a panel. Then the layering began, just like it does with graffiti in real life. The resulting paintings are a homage to the (sometimes-illegal) creativity that covers our world.

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‘Poetic Graffiti’ By Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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