David Kaye Gallery » Judy Dougherty

Ephemera Takes on a New ‘Roll’
September 4 - 28, 2014

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Judy Dougherty, Way Up, 2014, mixed media, 21 X 19 in., SOLD.Judy Dougherty, Mopsy, 2014, mixed media, 12 X 16 in.Judy Dougherty, Circus, 2014, mixed media, 21 X 11 in.Judy Dougherty, Which Way am I Going?, 2014, mixed media, 15 X 15 in.Judy Dougherty, Magic, 2014, mixed media, 13 X 14 in.Judy Dougherty, Made to Love, 2014, mixed media, 13 X 15 in.Judy Dougherty, Race Car, 2014, mixed media, 9 X 15 in.Judy Dougherty, Black Moon, 2014, mixed media, 15 X 15 in., SOLD.Judy Dougherty, Space Schnook, 2014, mixed media, 17 X 23 in.Judy Dougherty, The Pompous Asteroid, 2014, mixed media, 15 X 20 in.Judy Dougherty, Camp Fire Girls, 2014, mixed media, 18 X 22 in.Judy Dougherty, Courageous Calm, 2014, mixed media, 11 X 14 in.Judy Dougherty, Just Take a Pill, 2014, mixed media, 22 X 16 in.Judy Dougherty, Ephemera Takes on a New Judy Dougherty, Ephemera Takes on a New Judy Dougherty, Ephemera Takes on a New Judy Dougherty, Ephemera Takes on a New Judy Dougherty, Ephemera Takes on a New

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This body of work was inspired by the remnant of a firecracker I found on a beach. Most of the decorative wrapping was gone and the paper tubing inside was charred and flat. I loved the look of it; old, weathered and completely spent.

I want to tap into our individual and collective memories by concentrating on a visual chronicle of popular culture using magazines, books, board games and ephemera, from the early 20th Century. The work is meant to evoke feelings of nostalgia, joy and curiosity.

These art pieces celebrate the tones, textures and stories of our past. The paper is archival, the three-dimensional aspect of the collages gives them an added energy and depth.

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Home Sweet Home, mixed media, 24 X 18 in.

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Alice’s Rabbit, mixed media, SOLD.

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If the Smoke Clears, mixed media, image: 19 1/2 X 15 5/8 in.,
framed: 23 3/4 X 19 3/4 in.

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Citron, mixed media, 18 1/4 X 16 1/4 in. framed

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Along the Way, mixed media, 17 5/8 X 21 1/2 in. framed