Artist Statement

The Essence of small Particulars: A Series of Material Poems.

Imagine extracting meaning from the small and still:
the particulars of reality that we often overlook and surpass.
Within these Particulars, one may discover enigmatic anomalies.
Within these anomalies, an acute essence subsists.
And this Essence, on the fringe of what we generally perceive—
So shall connect us to a re-emerging truth of shifting proportions.

Rachel M. Schappert combines manufactured materials fused with collected organic matter. Through the process, a mysterious gathering of hybrid objects emerge. Schappert considers the objects as poems and messages that question relationships between what is natural and what is constructed.