Foliage is a site specific installation inspired by greenery found in Riverwood Conservancy. Collecting reference imagery from the gardens and trails, visual artist Jasmine Cardenas translates various native plants into stamps including White Pine, Red Oak, Cattails, Eastern White Cedar, Sassafras, Birch, Dogwood Flower, Purple Coneflower, and Geranium.
Using sustainable materials this installation depicts a vibrant collection of local plants brought together to reflect the community working to maintain Riverwood. Using recycled foam blocks Cardenas creates prints on newsprint and newspaper. Cardenas invites participants to interact with the installation and contribute by creating their own foliage to grow within the work.
This project was generously supported by the TD Bank Youth Installation fund