Fascinated by nature’s growth and decay and it’s natural mutation of form for optimum function. This synapsis of organism and environment along with dreamlike futuristic scenarios fuel the imagery in much of Sprague’s work. Working mostly with graphite and colored pencil, microscopic like details collect on themselves and give birth to larger symbiotic forms that create the whole. Muscular formations twist and pull at themselves and sprout new forms upon it’s own striving life-force.
Most drawings are placed upon carefully selected slightly deteriorating found papers, a conscious non-archival decision to further the play between drawn works and their natural degradation with their environment. Current explorations include desire for expansive works onto much larger paper formats utilizing minimal and strategic placement of color with attention to the papers existing decay and flaws.