Pop Goes the Art: Sarah Boyts Yoder

30 Aug

If you’ve been reading Artsy Forager for a while, you’ve probably noticed that I have a bit of a weakness for saturated color mixed with bold graphics.  I don’t know what it is about this combo, but I am completely unable to resist.  The colorful abstract collages of Charleston, SC artist Sarah Boyts Yoder had me at hot pink.

Magenta Bun, collage on paper, 14×18

I am completely enchanged with those heavy black lines reminiscent of a child’s coloring book.. Often the lines are left partially “colored-in”, a playful nod to their childlike quality.

Bun With Yellow, collage on paper, 17×18

Ear Collage 1, collage on paper, 13×16

And I love the way Boyts Yoder seems to take two disparate compositions and layers one over the other, creating a game of visual “peek-a-boo”.  I want to peel back each layer to see what’s hiding underneath!

Striped Listen, collage on paper, 13×17

To see more of Sarah Boyts Yoder’s work, please visit her website.  Her work can be seen in Charleston at the Michael Mitchell Gallery.

All images are via the artist’s website.

2 Responses to “Pop Goes the Art: Sarah Boyts Yoder”

  1. m.a.tateishi August 30, 2012 at 10:24 am #

    Yummy colours! A very playful vibe, and hot pink…the world needs more hot pink!

    • Lesley August 30, 2012 at 11:47 am #

      This would be a much happier planet! 😉

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