Danae Bennett-Miller’s June show at Tumalo Art Co. in Bend, Oregon, Spirit of life— A celebration of the beauty of our natural world, features the animals that have inspired and healed her. Her sculptures and original monoprints all use organic shapes and rich but subtle colors to capture the essence of the animal.
To create her sculptures Danae starts with poured wax which makes textured, organic shapes. After the lost wax process is complete, she fabricates the bronze or glass pieces into animal forms, conjuring life and motion out of once fluid ripples and flows. Her one-of-a-kind sculptures are part of Bend’s cultural landscape with several sculptures in public spaces.
Danae’s original monoprints dance with life and bring the same organic sensibility to paper that she creates with her sculpture. Her prints grace the walls of many homes and corporate spaces and bring a sense of natural calm.