Borofsky brings music, wax, and origami together in Lexington

Published for The Lexington Minuteman on Oct. 31

Jeanne Borofsky has worked in many different mediums in her visual art career, yet the millennia-old encaustic form is one she brings to life.

“It’s very flexible,” Borofsky said. “As you put layers of clear encaustic on things, the background fades away. You can give a sense of depth.”

Borofsky showed two pieces, “Conservatory” and “Singing Wires” at Gallery Blink from Sept. 30 to Oct. 16 for the exhibition “Musicology.” The exhibition was a way for gallery owner Gillian Ross to show the connection she sees between music and art.

“We realized a lot of visual artists often have music playing while they’re making their work, and that can often spill into what it is they are creating,” Ross said.

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