Alyssa Ney, "A Primer on Emergence"Projections (ongoing) is a series of sketches/drawings/paintings which are impressions of the academic talks I attended.  As the name suggests, they are attempts to project my experiences of the talks onto a two-dimensional paper. They are inspired by the entirety of the presentation, including the content of the talks, the atmosphere in the room, the questions and comments from the audience, and the food served during the breaks.

 

 


"Restruktura 4" Ink on Paper 4.5"x6" 2017Restruktura (ongoing) is an exercise in restructuring of the inner landscape.

 

 

 

 


And From My Brief Dream The Eternal Sun (2018), an exhibit curated by Arlinda Shtuni, featuring paintings directly inspired by a selection of the musical pieces and poetry, and titled accordingly. The project culminated in an exhibit which was a part of the Coro Dante Art Song Salon, organized and hosted by Arlinda at the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts.

 

 


"Nous" Oil on Wood 16"x20" 2015Of Platonic Love (and Other Afflictions of the Heart) (2015-2017) is a contemplation on the nature of love and an homage to Leonardo da Vinci, whose famous illustrations of Platonic solids adorn the book De Divina Proportione, a mathematics text written by his friend and a mathematician Luca Paciolo. It consists of 5 oil paintings on wood made between 2015 and 2017.