1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

2014 Finalist

Stacy Lynn Waddell

Stacy Lynn Waddell creates work that explores American history, culture, and the ways individual consciousness is formed through generations. She combines watercolor, gold leaf, and collage with heat-based techniques of burning, branding, and singeing paper. Waddell has exhibited at museums throughout the country, including the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Gibbes Museum of Art, in the solo exhibition The Evidence of Things Unseen.