etching mounted on collagraph with walnut dyed handmade paper backing; 14×14″
“This chine colle collagraph assembled and stitched on handmade paper is a response to the government’s mandate to separate immigrant children from their family along the border. The Red Cross slogan, “Have you saved a life today” references the loss of spirit suffered by these traumatized children.”
ARTIST BIO: Jan Thomas has been both an art educator and working artist in Cincinnati for over forty years. As an eclectic fiber artist and printmaker with a penchant for assemblage, Jan creates pieces that reflect her concern for issues facing women and families.