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In the galleries: An artist conjures images from oceans to a micro view of nature; Other shows focus on the dispossessed, the marginalized and traditional domestic life

Feb 20, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

Although Eve Stockton's pictures are unusually large for woodcut prints, their scale suits her subjects, which include sea, sky and sun. "Origin Stories," the Alexandria artist's show at McLean Project for the Arts, presents about 40 pictures, among them variations on such archetypes as "Waves" or "Clouds." Immaculately made, the prints often feature repeated patterns and a powerful centeredness. Metallic silver ink evokes energy and light, frequently contrasting rich oceanic or atmospheric blue...