Artist: Leonardo Studios
Title: The Old West: Cowgirl
Medium: Handcrafted Collage Edition
Dimensions: 35.5"h x 23.5"w
This unique collage was created in a process that requires time and patience to produce. The artwork is cut and assembled from smaller pieces that incorporates patterns, maps, shapes, and pieces of text together from various sources. This layered and dimensional technique gives these works their signature look and depth. The result is a piece of artwork that can be appreciated across the room and admired for its unusual details up close. This design is created as an edition, but each piece of the edition is hand-cut and hand-assembled; no two are exactly alike! [Listed Size Includes Frame]
"The Old West: Cowgirl" is a vibrant collage that showcases a dynamic scene of a cowgirl riding a bucking bronco. The cowgirl is depicted in a traditional Western attire, including a cowboy hat, bandana, long-sleeve shirt, and chaps. The rider's right arm is extended upward, showcasing motion and balance as they attempt to stay atop the wild horse. The horse is rendered with detail and energy, shown rearing up on its hind legs with its mouth open, which adds to the sense of movement and wildness of the scene. Its tack includes a western saddle and a bridle with reins, which the rider holds in their left hand. In the background, there is a collage of overlapping images that seem to represent landscapes, reminiscent of the American Southwest, presenting notions of adventure and the great outdoors. The composite nature of the image, merging the figure of the cowgirl with the layered landscape elements, gives the artwork a sense of depth and narrative, as if presenting a story of adventure, tradition, and the spirit of the American West.