The droplets were improbably convex. Translucent and shining, reflecting the sky at me. When leaves moved, droplets moved. Instantly responsive. Quivering and rolling or sliding, dividing into parts; all still perfect and shining and whole. Each with a place where it collected itself. The leaves give them a surface to be droplets on.
Francesca Lohmann (b. 1986) is a Seattle based artist. Her work is concerned with material in time and circumstance, with boundaries, limits, points of contact, and being finite. Lohmann has exhibited at numerous venues in the Pacific NW, and was a finalist for the 2017 Brink Award administered by the Henry Art Gallery. She holds a BFA in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design, and an MFA from Cornell University.