Danielle Bodine at the Bellevue Art Museum

“Hybrid Coral Polypus” 23”HX22”WX20”D  Mulberry and recycled papers cast on funnels, removed, reformed, painted, burned. Coiled waxed linen, plastic tubes.   2015

Danielle Bodine is the current featured artist for the Bellevue Art Museum Vitrine in the museum’s lobby. Bodine’s work is inspired by the amazing parade of ships that pass by her studio windows on Puget Sound and the active sea life underneath these waters.

“Hybrid Coral Polypus” is an imaginary coiled and cast paper underwater sea life has learned to adapt to the plastic debris that finds it’s way into its waters by enveloping this waste and morphing into a unique hybrid sea plant species.

-From the Northwest Designer Craftsmen September 2017 Newsletter

Information at Bellevue Art Museum

Photo credit: Michael Stadler