In the Pierce Gallery during March . . .
Paper Tole is the art of constructing a 3-dimensional image from a 2-dimensional print resulting in a spectacular and beautiful image. Paper Tole is the process of taking identical prints, cutting out its component parts, shaping and sizing these ‘components’, then layering them on the ‘base’ print to give the finished piece its special 3-D effect.
For Sherry, a paint brush is an Exacto knife, her paint is open-copyright print. A final piece results a very detailed, deep perspective three-dimensional end artwork.
Sherry Santangelo is a Chinese American from Taiwan. She discovered the joy of making three- dimensional artwork when she strolled down a Café Gallery in Taipei in 2006 and continued her enthusiasm by using this traditional technique since then. She is a member of Chelmsford Art Society, Lexington Origami Group and Chinese teacher for Chelmsford community Education, Chelmsford Library and The Chinese Language School.