Eileen Ferara

  • Memorial for an Unknown sea animal, Fire Island installation, mylar balloons and ribbons on found wood, 20h x 16w in
  • What the Night Sky knows, mixed media on found wood wall sculpture, 36h x 40w x 1d in
  • Horseshoe Cove Run off, mixed media on found wood wall sculpture, 17h x 20w x 2d in
  • Corrode + Cultivate, mixed media on found wood wall sculpture, 20h x 12.5 w x 2d in
  • Invasion Recombinant, Handmade paper, block print, pencil, paper, wire and wood installation, 6ft h x 13ft w
  • Invasion Recombinant (detail), Handmade paper, block print, pencil, paper, wire and wood installation, 6ft h x 13ft w
  • Embankment Creeper, handmade paper and block print installation, 7ft h x 2.5ft w
  • Along the wall; Knotweed shadow, handmade paper, 18h x 23w in
  • Along the wall; Intertwine, handmade paper and wire, 17h x 11w
  • Trapa Natans L., screen print booklet/poster, 5.5h x 3.5w in (closed)
  • Invasion, print and cut paper installation for Noyes Museum, inspired by Trapa Natans L.

Eileen Ferara is a multidisciplinary artist who incorporates a variety of media in her work, including printmaking, painting, sculpture, book arts, and paper making. Drawing inspiration from the natural world, her work explores our relationship to the environment. Ferara’s work has been included in many exhibits in the US, recent exhibits include ‘Nature and Landscape’ a two-person exhibit at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City and ‘Freed Formats; the book reconsidered’ a CT and NY traveling book art exhibit. Ferara recently completed an artist residency at Fire Island National Seashore in New York and was a 2019 artist-in-residence with the Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City. She was awarded a 2017 Puffin Foundation grant for her print project on the invasive seedpod of Trapa Natans L. also known as Devil’s head pods. Her work is in the collection of the William Paterson University Galleries, Memorial Sloan Kettering and numerous private collections. She has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design.

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