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Mel Ahlborn

Trí Chros - Dhá

Trí Chros - Dhá

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Trí Chros - Dhá by Mel Ahlborn

Acrylic, Framed, Shadow Box
13" x 11" x2"

In the Irish language, 'Tri Chros' means 'Three Crosses' and 'Ceann' means 'One,' 'Dhá' means 'Two' and 'Tri' means 'Three.' Ahlborn's crosses seem to float, weightless, in space, framed in shadow boxes.

Each cross is cut from acrylic sheets and measures 4 3/8" high by 3" wide. Two of the crosses, 

Trí Chros - Ceann - clear cross with red corpus

Trí Chros - Dhá - clear cross with cut out corpus

Trí Chros - Trí - clear cross with clear corpus 

Cross and framing: Made in California

A painter, sculptor and illuminator, Mel Ahlborn is a mid-career American artist. She brings symbols and texts from anthropology and history to work side by side with direct observation. For over 30 years, Mel Ahlborn’s Illumination Studio has served museums, film companies, academic institutions and private clients. During her career, Ahlborn has placed work throughout the United States and Great Britain with leading public and private institutions that include the Getty Center (Los Angeles), the Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco), Washington National Cathedral (Washington DC), Grace Cathedral (San Francisco), the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), Halogen Networks (China Basin) and the British Library (London). She is a graduate of Tufts University.




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