Surrogate

Spring Hofeldt's playful print is an offbeat characterization of a robin and goldfish.
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Spring Hofeldt

$60.00 - 115.00

Spring Hofeldt created by

Spring Hofeldt

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Are You My Mother?

Spring Hofeldt's studies of the offbeat characters of the animal kingdom cast a trio of hungry goldfish in place of Robin hatchlings, with a mother Robin offering surrogate worm service. Despite Hofeldt's deft naturalism, you're not likely to find this quaint combination in nature. Each print is produced using acid-free paper and presented under an acid-free mat and Bonanza wood frame. Designed in Brooklyn, New York. Printed and framed in Portland, Oregon.

Read a Q&A with Spring on our blog, then take a peek into her beautiful studio.

Spring Hofeldt

created by

Spring Hofeldt

location

New York

“The subjects I find usually already have a great character, contour, or story behind them. Then I consider how to shape them into a concept or metaphor.”

Spring Hofeldt may be a realistic painter, but she gravitates toward surreal forms. Case in point: ostriches. “I’m drawn to bizarre and quirky animals,” says the Brooklyn-based artist. “Ostriches have a very powerful presence, from their towering size and quick step, to their large, bold, deep black eyes that have a lock on your every move.” The wackier the subject, the closer it brings Spring to her goal: joy in the eye of the beholder. “I hope it makes them chuckle, giggle, snort, laugh out loud, or smile on the inside,” she says of her work. Playfulness, after all, is at the root of all enjoyment. “There are so many human experiences that can be annoying, awkward, or awful,” says Spring. “Retelling the story to others and seeing the humor in it is a great way to cope.”

Read a Q&A with Spring on our blog, then take a peek into her beautiful studio.

Made in the USA
Made from
acid free matboard, plexi-glass, acid free paper, BonanzaWood®, acid free ink, Optica One paper
Measurements
18" L x 22" H, framed; 16" L x 20" H, matted only
Ingredients
Care
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
Item ID
26908

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