Artist Statement

Shauna Lee Lange maintains a full-service illustration and design art advisory and consultancy specializing in Miami art fairs and art market.

Her own artwork concentrates on personal geographies, atmospheres, and environments. Watercolor neo-pointillism works on paper lend to connections to natural systems and interdependencies. A secondary collage and drawing focus seeks to communicate, listen, and understand color and line.

Lange’s visual artwork encompasses labor-intensive artistry in naturalist watercolor styling and color-intensive rendering with hundreds of thousands of circles. Work from 2006 – 2012 concentrated within watercolor and collage realms of art journaling, visual diaries, book arts, and sketchbook communities.  Lange still regularly participates in International Urban Sketcher forums and other physical and online artist collectives.

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Solo work exhibited in 2015 was in the field of natural, environment, and ecological arts through large canvases concentrated in numerous circle sizes, light effects, color harmonies, and interplay.  Ongoing watercolor work since 2012 is exacting, laborious, and fully detailed methods with aboriginal inspirings.  The abstract work is clean, colorful, and systematic. It follows the Japanese wabi-sabi stylings of Hiroyuki Doi and Yayoi Kusama’s aesthetic schools. Works explore and push color field theory.

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Collage techniques are intuitive, experimental, and constantly changing. Lange is always trying to make a whole out of the sum of parts; seeking greater meaning. How subjects, people, and events intersect in unusual and unexpected ways has led her to invest in a naturalist’s art life in rural and coastal themes. This shift pursues social concerns in community, culture, and human creativity.  Where prior efforts were explorative, current work is focused and directed at meaning and application.

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In 2020, Lange began merging the pointillism and the collage to create color concentrated woven pieces…the assembly of unrelated works married together for new definition. She shifted her major daily focus to mentoring, advising, and consulting for the Miami-area art fairs, art market, and art world in the midst of the Covid19 crisis.