Gretchen Woodman

Eden’s Last Apple

Eden’s Last Apple, 2019, Wood Block Print, 60" x 40"

“Bambi” had a huge influence on me as a child. These animals have no idea what their future will be, they only know the increased challenge for habitat and food. The upended tree and saw blade are the symbols of human destruction.

Clear Cutting

Clear Cutting, 2016, Acrylic, pastel and carbon powder on panel, 30" x 40"

I like to think of nature “turning the tables” on the human world. Here a Beaver is reclaiming the wood that was earmarked for his dam.

Gretchen Woodman is a contemporary artist living in New Hampshire. Wildlife has always been present in the areas where she lived. The inevitable effects of human “progress” is a constant source of concern for her. Gretchen creates drawings, paintings, and mixed media work to explore the enigma of the human-animal relationship. She strives to inspire thought concerning the struggles of all animals as they try to exist among us. She believes that by fostering a caring attitude toward all living beings, we connect more closely to our earth and each other.