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Veronica Bruce blends experience, expertise in a variety of inspired works

Seen from the side, a piece by Veronica Bruce (Provided photo)

Artist Veronica Bruce has just returned to the area after a month-long residency in Nida, Lithuania. Her experience there could likely shape the direction of her new works, which run the gamut from paint to sculpture to photography. Suburban Life Magazine editor Sherri Dauskurdas took a few moments to chat with the Hinsdale native about her overseas experience, her artwork, and her inspirations:

Sherri Dauskurdas:  Describe your art to me, in your own words. Is there a common theme or element that is consistent throughout your collection of pieces?

Veronica Bruce:  I work in units, which include paintings, sculptures, photographs or video pieces. Video is a new format from the last few years. These objects and images stand alone as autonomous works, yet when gathered together they create an interconnected network of decisions. These pieces are all created during relatively similar time periods and influence and refer to one another by materials, marks or underlying concepts. I’m interested in this relationship and the link of choices present in the process of making.

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