Friday, June 22, 2018
"To create the eight works that make up “Wild Things: Nature and the Social Imagination,” Sandra Williams cut paper, creating detailed imagery and text in the unforgiving medium in which a tiny mistake can destroy an entire piece.
That alone is impressive. However, it’s only the start of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln art professor’s captivating Lux Center for the Arts solo exhibition that is a master class in execution and informative illumination.
Essentially divided into two parts of four drawings each, Williams’ body of work revolves around the concept of “ecotone,” the area where two communities meet and integrate. Generally, that term applies to the areas where, say, the plains and desert meet a rainforest.
But in Williams’ work, the intersection comes with invasive species placed in a new environment and between man and nature — above and below ground."
Read the full Lincoln Journal Star article here.