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I’m still feeling the glow from last year’s Avalanche installation at the Lawrence Public Library, and I’m energized for Reading the Rocks by a trip out west.

Here’s what I do: Using string and cloth, beads and paint, I explore the beauty and complexity of nature, and the balance between pattern and randomness in the natural world. I make do with available materials and overdo simple techniques to form complicated patterns made of other complicated patterns. I work at the intersection of art, craft and science and on the border between reality and imagination.

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All work copyright Catherine C. Reed except as noted.

Photos by Sri Prabha, Priscilla Otani, Norm Westhoff, and Ann Dean.

Web site design by David Otto.