COVID DRAGON, 2020.
Oil crayon, charcoal, India ink, appliqué. 80” X 41” Protein spike entrapped in 13th century manuscript beast. Based on The Getty Center’s Rothschild Ms 116 folio 23 and first visualized Covid19 protein spike by UT at Austin Molecular Bioscience Lab, 2/20
Fallen leaf and dead flower forms combined with elements from medieval manuscript leaves or other historical or cultural forms. Drawing and mixed media on plant fiber scrolls, 80”H x 41”W.
Studies of disintegrating life forms on Pang Pi plant fiber scrolls:
Linear drawings on transparent vinyl over images of a swan struck by a jet ski, snapshots or X-rays. As a way of struggling with bodily issues while recovering from crippling childhood scoliosis, Schrier creates narrative sequences based on the biblical account of the patriach, Jacob, his namesake.