WORK OF THE WEEK
The forms Virginia Scotchie creates for her Object Maker Series
are abstract yet reminiscent of useful, functional objects. The familiar shapes draw the viewer in, but their abstraction keeps one guessing. Scotchie cites influences from a wide variety of mass-produced objects, pop culture, and—in the case of this work commissioned by the Museum—memories of her time here in Asheville. When the Object Maker Series
works are displayed in a group of 12, set up like a clock, she calls the work Around the World
. Read more on the blog.