Marianne Lettieri, 2014 Artist

Marianne Lettieri’s mixed media constructions are created with everyday objects
that reveal the passage of time through repetitive use and daily routines.

Click on any image to begin a slideshow


This slideshow requires JavaScript.


Marianne Lettieri creates art with everyday objects that reveal the passage of time through repetitive use and daily routines. Her mixed media constructions explore the preoccupations of life and investigate value systems associated with materials and artifacts. Her work is in the collections of Oracle Corporation, City of Palo Alto, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, and International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction. She has an M.F.A. degree in Spatial Arts from San Jose State University and B.F.A. in Drawing and Printmaking degree from University of Florida. Marianne lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. More of her work can be seen at mariannelettieri.com.

Art Work Details

Hannah’s Gift, 22 x 18 x 2 mixed media on wood with found objects.
Honey’s Dress, 20” x 18” x 6” cast aluminum, glass box, honey.
In Between Time, 16” x 11” x 10” cast bronze with embedded video player.
Ivy’s Dress, 19” x 13” x 10” cast aluminum, plaster, wire.
Mantle of Iniquities, 60” x 53” found objects sewn onto stage curtain fragment.
Matriarch, 14” x 14” x 14” fabric, plaster, encaustic, buttons, acrylic photo transfers.
Church Ladies: 42” x 26” x 6” 100 used gloves embroidered with four-letter words that relate to domestic service, such as dust, wipe, bake, boil.
Naming Day, 41” x 27” x 8” plastic animals painted and sewn on to quilted fabric.
Shark Boy Flotation Device, 27” x 15” x 6” cast aluminum, coral, glass floats, wire.
Wisp, lace pinafore, found photos, pearls, ink on acrylic sheet, back of framed etching.

 

What's your take on this?