DONN RAWLINGS

Of late I have found a compelling interest in abstract drawing, puzzling my way to understanding how such patterns mean, how they come to imply something beyond the forms and materials and relationships internal to the particular work. I have noticed that some of the non-objective drawings that emerge, as I’m working on them, begin paradoxically to have the feeling of objects. What is a non-objective object? I call them “objects not yet named.” So many strata of meaning emerge in the layering of printmaking marks.