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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE // ARCHITECTURE

Margaret Fletcher

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ARCHITECTURE

The visual communication of spatial construction is central to this creative work and bridges art and architecture to explore investigations into spatial culture and communicative relationships. Fletcher takes inspiration from pattern, minutia, flow, rigidity and chance. Artist statement for the line series: weetabix, fish scales, fields of barley, ripples, matted hair, pecan groves, tree bark, spider webs, tinkertoys, matted fur, rosemary, striated rock, matchbox tracks, wood grain, chain link, spirograph, bamboo, lightening strikes, cattails, daisy chains, power lines, dandelions, roof tiles, topography, sliced purple cabbage, pipe rock, sand dunes, spanish moss, seaweed, tangents, loblolly pines, slinky, dictionary, pez—space between, space around, space within.

As a practicing artist with gallery representation through Sandler Hudson Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia, Fletcher was awarded a solo exhibition, OCUS 11 ante litteram, in the fall of 2013. She was named a Fellow of the Hambidge Creative Residency Program in 2012, was a finalist for the 2012 Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award and was a studio artist at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center from 2009–2011. Fletcher was a project director with Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects from 2003–2011. Through her design collaboration at Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects, Fletcher participated in projects that won over 12 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Awards including 3 National AIA Awards of Excellence in Architecture.

Triptych—line net 2:1, line net 1:1, line net 1:2, archival ink on Arches 140 hotpress, 6" x 14" each, 2012

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