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not your average adventure through the looking glass

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rtists often work in solitude with their vision, toiling away in their studio to communicate their experience in a visual medium. Each piece created in their private studio is usually not seen by the general public until the work is complete and their statement fulfilled and fully formed. As a reproduction service provider for artists I get the privilege to see firsthand an incredible amount of new work that is being created by regional Kansas artists. On occasion there is an artist who is doing work that is so filled with ARTitude that I am simply awestruck at the vision and expanse of a project that I become an instant fan and intently watch the progress of their work.

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by Michelle Leivan | Artist, Author, Artrepreneur | ArtPrintExpress.com

In the middle of last year, I was approached by a long time artist friend, Professor Ye Wang of Washburn University to reproduce large scale photographs for his new project and naturally I was eager to play a small part in his upcoming project. What I didn’t know was the project he envisioned would be one that simply blew my mind when I learned what he was doing. I was already familiar with his fascinating oil paintings using reflections of his subjects in glass windows as a metaphor for his culture shock and adjustment when he moved from China to live and work in the United States. Ye noticed when he first arrived that there were clear differences between the culture that he left and the one

November 2013  

seveneightfive magazine, Medford Street Honey, Bee Guy, Monk's Wine CD Review, HawgStomr, Origin of Top City

November 2013  

seveneightfive magazine, Medford Street Honey, Bee Guy, Monk's Wine CD Review, HawgStomr, Origin of Top City

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