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sticking,

wrapping,

twisting,

piercing,

scraping,

dusting,

 

rhythm of contemplation—

memorializing moments lost—

scars and debris form in the same breath—

residue reciting the language of time.

 

scraping,

sifting,

shifting,

shaking,

reviving,

 

entities to artifacts—

scattered imagery surfaces—

blemishes revealing an infinite cycle—

archives recounting the passage of time.

 

quiet,

thoughtful,

patient,

poignant,

reminiscent,

sincere,

 

intimate testimonies unfolding.

Through banal and tedious acts of repetition—piercing, taping, twisting, scratching, scraping, wrapping, and sifting—Jolynn uncovers material remains that translate the human condition. These intimate testimonies continue to evolve—reciting the language of time.

Jolynn is an artist from Youngstown, Ohio. She received her BFA in Jewelry | Metal | Enameling from Kent State University, and her MFA in Metal from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally; including New York, Chicago, Portland, Munich, Amsterdam, and The Netherlands. She received two Research and Creative Project Grants from SUNY New Paltz—funding her ongoing body of work rings of dust—wearable objects that are created using a silver sintering process. Jolynn’s work has been published in On Offer, Klimt02, Snag Jams, and the Beauty Issue of AUTOR Magazine. In 2019, Jolynn received the SNAG Conference Student Scholarship, and her work was exhibited in the Snag student show in Chicago. Her work was selected for Galerie Marzee’s 33rd International Graduate Show in The Netherlands and she was also selected for the Marzee for Starters Project. Jolynn's work will be exhibited at FRAME 2020 in Munich, Germany.

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