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Organic Matter Collages

The Mosaic Mandala Series by Matt W. Moore Finds Beauty in Nature

— July 16, 2014 — Art & Design
This series of organic matter art works is created by Matt W. Moore. Finding beauty in nature, the artist creates 3D mosaic mandala collages using branches and stones. The found materials are intricately arranged to form a series of visually striking compositions.

While on a trip to Utah, the artist was inspired to create work with his hands and to compose pieces that "celebrated the native color palette of the region's landscape."

The result is a series of mosaic mandalas that take their viewer's breath away. The pieces consist of river pebbles and stones, red rocks from the high elevations and dead branches from aspen trees. In addition to these organic materials, Matt W. Moore also experiments with evergreen bark and dried wild grasses that are incorporated into his pieces.
Trend Themes
1. Eco-friendly Art - Opportunity for artists to create visually striking compositions using organic materials and promote sustainability in art.
2. Nature-inspired Collages - Creating 3D mosaic mandalas using natural elements like branches and stones offers a unique and captivating art form.
3. Regional Color Palettes - Exploring and celebrating the color palette of specific regions through art can inspire new creative directions and cultural appreciation.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - The art industry can incorporate eco-friendly practices and materials to appeal to environmentally-conscious consumers and promote sustainability.
2. Home Decor - Using nature-inspired collages in home decor products and accessories can create visually striking and nature-inspired aesthetics.
3. Tourism and Travel - Promoting regional color palettes through art can attract tourists and travelers who appreciate and want to immerse themselves in local cultures.
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