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Mindy Fisher

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Artist Statement

Over the past decade I have been creating a series of paintings called “Ornaglyphs”. These surreal, gouache paintings feature a crazy cast of bird-like characters and a hieroglyphic non-language that is open to interpretation. The paintings started off as comic panels and have now morphed into clustered, layered abstract paintings. I pull inspiration from pretty much anything I encounter but mainly from observations from long walks in swampy areas or from hanging out in my backyard studying plantlife up close. Each painting is a spontaneous experiment with color and shapes colliding. When people experience my work I want them to get lost and find new things. I love when people tell me what they see.

Artist Bio

Mindy Fisher grew up in a small town in New Hampshire where she took as many art classes as she possibly could. In 1998 she moved to Chicago to study Set Design at Columbia College. She stayed in Chicago and focused on painting, cartooning, and explored animation. She also had the opportunity to teach youth cartooning and sewing at Right Brained Studio in Oak Park, Illinois. She now lives in Vermont and works out of her studio in Bellows Falls. Mindy has shown work in Chicago, Cincinnati, Lafayette, Louisiana, Portland, Oregon, and Clifton Springs, New York as well as Rutland, Burlington, Montpelier and Barre, Vermont and has sold work to collectors around the globe.

View of a work in progress

Visit the Studio

Studio visits can be scheduled in advance, by making an appointment. Otherwise you can find me there by chance. 11 Canal Street, Bellows Falls, in Vermont. 

For inquiries or to schedule an in person, or virtual, studio visit please email Mindy. Or call/text 802-591-2329

Artist Statement

Over the past decade I have been creating a series of paintings called “Ornaglyphs”. These surreal, gouache paintings feature a crazy cast of bird-like characters and a hieroglyphic non-language that is open to interpretation. The paintings started off as comic panels and have now morphed into clustered, layered abstract paintings. I pull inspiration from pretty much anything I encounter but mainly from observations from long walks in swampy areas or from hanging out in my backyard studying plant life up close. Each painting is a spontaneous experiment with color and shapes colliding. When people experience my work I want them to get lost and find new things. I love when people tell me what they see.

Bio

Mindy Fisher

Mindy Fisher grew up in a small town in New Hampshire where she took as many art classes as she possibly could. In 1998 she moved to Chicago to study Set Design at Columbia College. She stayed in Chicago and focused on painting, cartooning, and explored animation. She also had the opportunity to teach youth cartooning and sewing at Right Brained Studio in Oak Park, Illinois. She now lives in Vermont and works out of her studio in Bellows Falls. Mindy has shown work in Chicago, Cincinnati, Lafayette, Louisiana, Portland, Oregon, and Clifton Springs, New York as well as Rutland, Burlington, Montpelier and Barre, Vermont and has sold work to collectors around the globe.

Visit the Studio

For inquiries or to schedule an in person, or virtual, studio visit please email Mindy. Or call/text 802-591-2329

Contact Mindy