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My formal training was in the textile arts. This meant a multi-disciplined approach to the arts. Photography, drawing, printing, dying, sculpting, and weaving were some of the disciplines necessary for textile study and creative exploration.
After 25 years, I now work primarily on "frescoed canvas" I craft in my studio. I call this "frescoed canvas" because it is a direct descendant of the ancient frescoes of the renaissance masters. I make, cure, and dry the canvas, then cut and mount it on board. The power of metaphysical plaster or (clay) and its ability to enhance raw pigments (secco), as well as a variety of other color techniques gives the paintings a unique presence.
It is the artist’s job to turn over old ground in new ways. In the process I meet the intuitive, the meditative, and the archetypal. The process is soulful. Metaphor, and the revisiting of language and beauty create a story, a way of dwelling on the Earth. Satisfying work for me creates this narrative, a redress of an imbalance in linear perspective. Perhaps all my work is one large narrative about transformation.
Juliet Wood, 2006
"Wood's work is unapologetically about art as a means of spiritual journeying. Her pieces are meant to depict 'inner journeys of evolving consciousness.' She draws on a range of mythic traditions, referencing them in title or subject, and using those resonances to direct the viewer's contemplation of the piece."