Paula L. Mandel

This Cosmic Interactions series is an unexpected direct result of a commission I received to create a logo concept for a local bakery/catering company. After several meetings with the owners, we all agreed that a pear would be an appropriate symbol for their establishment. I became preoccupied with the human shape of pears and drew them continually.

When I turned back to my academic work, my fascination reappeared and I began to think of pears as humans. I have drawn them in many varied relationships. These allegories are statements about our lives... about our interactions in the cosmos.

I have explored many varied media, including colored inks, pastels, watercolors, watercolor crayons, oil pastels and graphite on both paper and mylar. I continue to be excited by color, motion, texture and pattern.


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Dance


Size: 20.5x16.5"
Media: graphite
Style: original
Item: #405, US$350
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Size: 20.5x16.5"
Media: graphite
Style: matted archival print
Item: #405, US$60
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Radiance


Size: 16.5x20.5"
Media: graphite
Style: original
Item: #406, US$350
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Size: 16.5x20.5"
Media: graphite
Style: matted archival print
Item: #406, US$60
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Awakening


Size: 20.5x16.5"
Media: graphite
Style: original
Item: #401, US$350
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Size: 20.5x16.5"
Media: graphite
Style: matted archival print
Item: #401, US$60
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Creation


Size: 16.5x20.5"
Media: graphite
Style: original
Item: #402, SOLD



Size: 16.5x20.5"
Media: graphite
Style: matted archival print
Item: #402, US$60
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