Cynthia Weed: For Those of You Who Missed Your Last Connection

Cynthia Weed is a Wyoming native and a mixed media artist. Her pieces often feature "the art of the possible". Certain objects, pictures, or bits and pieces take on a new life in her hands. About life, Cynthia says, "We are all just walking each other home".

For Those of You Who Missed Your Last Connection features Cynthia's mixed media art known for unexpected combinations of words, vintage photographs, and lost objects that tell a story in a defined space." She invites viewers to ask: "Where has this been, who has held it, cherished it, lost it? And how did it get to me?"

Mixed media is an artwork in which more than one medium or material has been employed. Assemblages and collages are two common examples of art using different media that will make use of materials including cloth, paper, wood and found objects.

Mixed media is all about breaking the boundaries between different art forms.

The beauty of mixed media art is the flexibility to start with things around you and expand from there.

Why do you think she does it?

The artist combines words, photographs, 'lost" items and everyday objects in her work to tell a story. Some stories are very short and some are very long. Weed arranges the pieces, some forgotten, some lost or thrown out by people, in a playful and original way to make us think, feel and imagine.

What objects would you use to tell your favorite story?