Lance Letscher pieces together bits of antique paper, ledgers, old notebooks, diaries, letters, record covers, magazines and books to form dense collages, with careful attention to color and form.
Letscher lives and works in Austin, where he received a BFA and MFA from the University of Texas. His work is held in public and private collections around the country, and has been reviewed in Art in America, The New York Observer, and Harper’s Magazine, among other publications. The book Lance Letscher: Collage, published by the University of Texas Austin, presents a catalog of Letscher’s works dating from 2001 to 2008.
In 2017, the feature-length documentary film,The Secret Life of Lance Letscher, debuted at the SXSW Film Festival and is now available to watch online.