Vermont Landscape Through Time

Confluence, Sidetrack, Interchange – White River Junction, Vermont  acrylic, paper on linen 30×40” “Carolyn Enz Hack’s powerful mixed media paintings also document a Vermont whose fortunes have ebbed and flowed through time.” Sheryl Trainor, “East Meets West”, Art New England,  Sept/Oct 2016 My first studio was in the TipTop building in White River Junction, Vermont. When the English settlers first arrived in this part of North American they used the frozen Connecticut River as a highway to reach further into what was then “Kings Land”. This was land that was reserved for the English Crown as a place to harvest…

Fossil mica, graphite, ink, paper 31x66x3” 2014

Sculptural Paintings

Net Gain acrylic, ink, colored pencil, wire, paper 31x24x1” Tangible/Intangible watercolor, graphite, ink, acrylic, colored pencil, paper 30x45x4” Fossil mica, graphite, ink, paper 31x66x3” Counter Encounter acrylic, ink, graphite, colored pencil, copper wire, paper 31x46x3” Brainstorm graphite, acrylic, wire, paper, 42×42” Bang graphite, acrylic, wire, paper 24x65x8” Interim paper, ink, graphite, pins 22x22x9” Child Bride paper, mixed media, wire 28x14x5″ Motion Commotion acrylic, ink, colored pencil, straight pins, paper 31x24x2” Medusa paper, mixed media, wire 22x57x10” I Hold You All acrylic, paper 24x31x2” Antigone paper, mixed media, wire 18x23x5”

Sowing Good Will

Sowing Good Will  wire, hi tec kozo paper, mixed media 55x124x15” I began making what I call Sculptural Paintings while on a residency at the Vermont Studio Center in 2011. As I worked, my mind wandered to larger issues. The thought that came to me was in the form of a mathematical equation reflecting on how many acts of good it would take to counter an act of evil. The Evil Divided by Good series was the result of this work. Since the residency I have made many pieces of increasing complexity and scale using this method. Sowing Good Will…