Here's a little insight into the creative process and the inspiration behind the work of Abigail Ouest.
Abigail West explores our relationships with the places and spaces that surround us through her work as a printmaker and illustrator. She has fallen in love with Athens and the state of Georgia, where she pursues projects that fuse art and activism to build more resilient communities. She is currently pursuing a BFA in printmaking at the University of Georgia, where she works as an intern in the Office of Sustainability.
"Running for miles and miles through the woods cracks your heart open and lets light in. Have you ever spent all day out in the woods? Have you watched a sunrise, summited a mountaintop, closed your eyes and listened to the wind in the trees?"