Heat Wave, Amanda Kralovic, 2018, screen-print, 24 x 18 in. / 60.96 x 45.72 cm.

Amanda Kralovic: Patterns of Perception

Featured image: Heat Wave, Amanda Kralovic, 2018, screen-print, 24 x 18 in. / 60.96 x 45.72 cm.

Amanda Kralovic's printmaking is a study in the subtleties of form and the power of repetition. Her work with relief and screenprints unfolds a world of patterned rhythm, suggesting the quiet strength found in nature and the abstract. Kralovic’s prints serve as visual mantras, where repetition becomes a form of meditation, inviting viewers into a serene yet dynamic space.

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Up: Ascending Shapes and Subdued Tones

Up, Amanda Kralovic, 2019, relief print, 19 x 12 in. / 48.26 x 30.48 cm.

"Up" features a cascade of abstract forms that draw the eye upward, in a gentle yet persistent climb. The subtlety of colors speaks to the quiet moments of growth and the gentle ascent of form through space. Kralovic's use of relief printing allows for a soft interplay between the foreground and background, suggesting depth and the potential for movement within stillness.

Down Flow: Ebb and Flow in Monoprint

Down Flow, Amanda Kralovic, 2022, relief monoprint, 14 x 11 in. / 35.56 x 27.94 cm.

With "Down Flow," Kralovic explores the fluidity of motion in a vertical descent. The monoprint technique lends a unique texture to each line, echoing the singular journey of water flowing downward. The choice of colors and their overlay creates an impression of continuous movement, each stream a narrative of descent captured in a moment.

The Movement and Sound of Water I: A Symphony in Screenprint

The Movement and Sound of Water I, Amanda Kralovic, 2017, screenprint, 24 x 18 in. / 60.96 x 45.72 cm.

"The Movement and Sound of Water I" is a screenprint that captures the essence of water in motion. The overlapping shapes and contrasting hues resonate with the patterns of ripples and waves. This piece translates the sensory experiences of movement and sound into visual form, allowing the audience to 'hear' the silence within the artwork.

Amanda Kralovic's prints are more than mere images; they are experiences captured in the quiet language of printmaking. Her works invite contemplation and a deeper engagement with the simple, yet profound, patterns that shape our perceptions.

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Down, Amanda Kralovic, 2019, relief print, 19 x 12 in. / 48.26 x 30.48 cm.

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