The Life of the Line is a series of expressionist drawings that give a face to our feelings of foreboding, regret, entrapment, longing and enigma, while gestural, expressive marks give the forms a supernormal tension and energy.
Janet Snell is a magna cum laude graduate of the Maryland Institute, College of Art, where she studied painting with the late Edward Dugmore. She has been included in many group and solo shows, including New York’s Drawing Center, Washington’s Strathmore Hall, Cleveland’s Spaces, and Akron’s Summit Art Space. The author of FLYTRAP (Cleveland Poetry Center) and an E-chapbook, HEADS (March Street Press), her collection, PRISONER’S DILEMMA, with Cheryl Snell, won the Lopside Press Chapbook Contest. Snell regularly publishes in the small magazines, contributes to chapbooks for Scattered Light Library, and paints semi-realistic portraits on commission. Reach her at email@example.com