Terra Incognita

Mosaic Explorations

2012 Exhibit Dates
Jul 10 To Aug 26

Terra Incognita aptly describes the cross-boundary quests five mosaic artists bring to their studio practice. It was in the unknown areas of old maps that artists were given free reign to fantastical imagination, often reflecting the current beliefs of their society. Interpreting Terra Incognita by its traditional usage in cartography, or as a metaphor for the exploration of the unknown in our world and ourselves, these award-winning mosaic artists will each present a body of work that reflects their uncharted explorations of the present using an ancient medium.

As they push the boundaries of the medium of mosaic, the artists' individual curiosity also drives them to cross divisions in disciplines, incorporating anthropology, archaeology, art history, astronomy, cartography, earth sciences, history, literature, social studies, and women's studies.

  • JeanAnn Dabb
  • Karen Kettering Dimit 
  • Cynthia Fisher 
  • Yulia Hanansen 
  • Rachel Sager Lynch 
Cynthia Fisher Cynthia Fisher, Textures, Fall, 2012, mixed media, 25" x 28"