Phiris Sickels Abstract Mixed Media Collage
Phiris Kathryn Sickels (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 20th/21st century)
Untitled (abstract composition with text panel)
Foil, tissue, and paper fragment with watercolor painting on paper
Signed to lower right
Phiris Sickels specializes in watercolor paintings, creating expressive abstract forms and colorful compositions to create playful scenes of cityscapes and everyday life. When discussing her art, she expressed, “I hope that people can see that I‘m having fun and that they also enjoy my work.” Sickels studied Fine Arts at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, she is on the board at the Pittsburgh Society of Artists, the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, and co-manager of the Eastside Gallery, Pittsburgh.
- some papers and tissues extend past the edges of the page; creases, tears, and chipping to papers and tissues that extend over the edge; some paper fragments delaminating at edges from page; page slightly curled at edges.