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"If I wanted to be flip I would say that Natale’s work is the love child of Lee Bontecou and El Anatsui. But that would be unfair to an artist who has forged a vision that is quite her own." - Joanne Mattera Art Blog, July 21, 2011.

Constructions
Nancy NATALE Constructions Cardboard, carpeting, tacks and encaustic on panel
Thatched
2013
Cardboard, carpeting, tacks and encaustic on panel
Approx. 13"H x 14"W x 2.5"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions Cardboard, rubber, found mat, found netting, tacks, encaustic on panel
Ambit
2012
Cardboard, rubber, found mat, found netting, tacks, encaustic on panel
32" H x 20" W x 1.75" D

Nancy NATALE Constructions Recycled rubber, tacks, copper, fiber, synthetic hair, recycled nipple, wire, with encaustic paint on two joined panels
Digging Deep: Crown of Glory
2009
Recycled rubber, tacks, copper, fiber, synthetic hair, recycled nipple, wire, with encaustic paint on two joined panels
27"H x 26"W x 1.5"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions Recycled rubber, patinated metal, tacks, synthetic hair, tulle, recycled nipple on two joined panels
Digging Deep: Becoming Invisible
2009
Recycled rubber, patinated metal, tacks, synthetic hair, tulle, recycled nipple on two joined panels
27"H x 26"W x 1.5"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with book parts, recycled rubber, tacks, oilstick, oil paint on birch panel
Reconstructed Books: Dancers in Mourning
2010
Encaustic with book parts, recycled rubber, tacks, oilstick, oil paint on birch panel
20"H x 16"W x 1.75"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions Book parts, recycled rubber, tacks, encaustic, oilstick, oilpaint on birch panel
Reconstructed Books: The Clue of the Eyelash
2010
Book parts, recycled rubber, tacks, encaustic, oilstick, oilpaint on birch panel
20"H x 16"W x 1.75"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions Book parts, recycled rubber, tacks, oilstick, oil paint with encaustic on birch panel
Reconstructed Books: Boys of Liberty
2010
Book parts, recycled rubber, tacks, oilstick, oil paint with encaustic on birch panel
20"H x 16"W x 1.75"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions
Side view - Boys of Liberty

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with recycled rubber, patinated metal, tacks, hidden objects, plant parts, dirt, oil stick, oil paint on three joned panels
Another Subliminal Stretch
2010
Encaustic with recycled rubber, patinated metal, tacks, hidden objects, plant parts, dirt, oil stick, oil paint on three joned panels
52"H x 16"W x 1.75"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with recycled rubber, tacks, beads, crocheted doily and paint skin on two joined birch panels
Once Upon a Time
2009
Encaustic with recycled rubber, tacks, beads, crocheted doily and paint skin on two joined birch panels
24"H x 12"W x 1.75"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with recycled rubber, patinated metal, tacks, hidden objects, plant parts, dirt, oil stick, oil paint on three joned panels
Stretching Subliminal Thinking
2010
Encaustic with recycled rubber, patinated metal, tacks, hidden objects, plant parts, dirt, oil stick, oil paint on three joned panels
52"H x 16"W x 1.75"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions
Detail - Stretching Subliminal Thinking

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with recycled rubber, washers, paint skin, oilstick, patinated copper on panel
Black Sun
2009
Encaustic with recycled rubber, washers, paint skin, oilstick, patinated copper on panel
24"H x 12"W x 1.5"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions
Side view - Black Sun

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with recycled rubber, tacks, oilstick, oilpaint on two joined birch panels
Iconic Book: Tale of Shadows (SOLD)
2009
Encaustic with recycled rubber, tacks, oilstick, oilpaint on two joined birch panels
21"H x 12"W x 1.75"D (SOLD)

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with shells, rubber, fiber, oilpaint on two joined birch panels
Iconic Book: Phantom Memory
2009
Encaustic with shells, rubber, fiber, oilpaint on two joined birch panels
20"H x 16" W x 1.75"D (SOLD)

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with recycled rubber, tacks, fiber, oilstick, oil paint on two joined panels
Iconic Books: Redacted (SOLD)
2009
Encaustic with recycled rubber, tacks, fiber, oilstick, oil paint on two joined panels
21"H x 12"W x 1.5"D

Nancy NATALE Constructions
Detail - Redacted Memory

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with rope, gravel, oilstick, oil paint on two joined birch panels
Iconic Books: Bound Memory
2009
Encaustic with rope, gravel, oilstick, oil paint on two joined birch panels
21"H x 12"W x 1.75"D (SOLD)

Nancy NATALE Constructions Encaustic with plant parts, recycled rubber, tacks, oil stick, oil paint on two joined birch panels
Iconic Books: Primal Memory (SOLD)
2009
Encaustic with plant parts, recycled rubber, tacks, oil stick, oil paint on two joined birch panels
21"H x 12"W x 1.5"D (SOLD)

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