Twin artists, Lisa and Lori Lubbesmeyer, blend their former disciplines as a printmaker and oil painter to create strong visual statements in fiber. Through their collaboration, the Lubbesmeyers push each other to see things differently, while they share a commitment to investigate the qualities of fiber that allows for a high art result.

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Fiber Art Process

While separately studying oil painting and printmaking, the Lubbesmeyers symbiotically collaborate by creating an art form the Lubbesmeyers describe as fiber paintings. While attempting to combine the conventional elements of their respective disciplines, it was their interest in working together that brought them to fiber, as it holds the color and textural qualities of painting, as well as the definition and precision of printmaking.

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Twin sisters Lisa and Lori Lubbesmeyer were born in Tacoma, Washington in 1969, and currently live and work in Bend, Oregon. The Lubbesmeyers studied art at the University of Oregon. Lori earned her degree in oil painting, and Lisa studied printmaking. 

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One note is simply a color. Two notes make a chord, and life. ~ Henri Matisse

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