You may not be familiar with
Diana Sudyka’s art but we think that you should be.
Years ago, she found some postcards that had been thrown out.
They detailed a long series of talks between Midwestern farmers, workers and an investor (or possibly) accountant in Chicago.
They talked mainly of running costs and sales.
uses the envelopes that these postcards came in to create canvasses for her art which illustrates the beauty of the natural world of the Midwest.
Copyright Diana Sudyka © 2000-2020
She says that it’s the handwriting and penmanship that drew her to the envelopes and that the work is meant to illustrate what has been lost.
The wildlife and
farms of her childhood, in particular.
Diana’s Other Work
When Diana’s not working on this passion project, she’s a highly talented illustrator and you can see more of her work in the video below.
She’s an extraordinary artist.
Her best known illustration work is for
The Mysterious Benedict Society and The Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Stewart.
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