NAture’s Imprints

Nature’s Imprints is inspired by the palpable and profound ways the natural world impacts our lives and informs our sense of being. The artists Tiffany Heng Hui Lee, Christopher Blay, Krista Leigh Steinke, and Venessa Monokian reflect on this relationship as deeply intertwined, drawing connections between nature’s ephemerality and the human experience of time and memory.

Installed April 2024

Images: Nicki Evans Photo

Christopher Blay

Don’t let the sun go down on me, or Sunset Sundown series (After Ruscha) #3, April 6, 5:46PM, Lee Highway, Troutville, VA and April 6, 6:38 PM, Bristol, VA.; Don’t let the sun go down on me, or Sunset Sundown series (After Ruscha) #4, April 5, 7:37AM, McCalla, AL.; Don’t let the sun go down on me, or Sunset Sundown series (After Ruscha) #2, April 7, 11:20AM, looking North towards Chattanooga, TN, and April 5, 6:22PM, Walnut Hill, Bristol, TN.

Tiffany Heng-Hui Lee

Salt Field in Australia III; Silence of the Salt Field II; Salt Field in San Francisco II; Salt Field in Salt Lake IV; Salt Field in Salt Lake I

Venessa Monokian

In Knots #5; In Knots #3; In Knots #1; In Knots #11; As the Glow Grows #5; As the Glow Grows #9

Krista Leigh Steinke

Sun Notations Video