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Jenn Wilson - A Land Unbeknownst







Wilson's works, at their most elemental, are manifestations of her reactions to new environments and the idea of the unknown. The responses, as portrayed in her artistic endeavors, are catalyzed by fundamental images, realized in depictions of minutely detailed flora and fauna set against fantastical landscapes. Exploring Late Gothic, and Northern Renaissance, Wilson is drawn by their attention to detail and peculiar compositional construction. The images appear as paradoxical dystopian paradises - Edens that have an irrational and chaotic order. The ultimate result is a coalescence of representational styles, historical narrative, and imaginative references which creates something unique and yet universal.