Nancy Loorem Adams
Loorem Adams’ conceptual sculptural basketry frequently references challenging contemporary issues with an intention to provoke reflection, emotional response, paradoxical thinking, and to create beauty. She is drawn to these aesthetic themes to express what haunts and engages her imagination. Loorem Adams specializes in random weave basketry techniques utilizing materials such as wood veneer, cane, reed, pigments, ink, dyes and lacquer. She employs these materials in uncommon applications with mixed-media components to develop narratives giving expression to concerns of the collective social psyche.