Most of my abstract pieces are sewn by hand and explore concepts related to seasons and mending. I wish to show the alignment of people and events as well as the fleeting nature of time and reality. The elements of air, water, earth, and fire are repeating themes as well.
Cracking apart, birth, growth, seeds, shifting, decay, ever changing.
On and Off the beat emphasis, creates exciting music.
Rain has a magical effect on the hills, making them turn green.
Blog posting ‘ I Don’t get it’ talks about my process for creating this dramatic piece.
Helpful, truthful, respectful, accountability.
Humans have air, ground, and blood in common.
Sometimes we can make out the form of something, by looking at the shadow that is cast.
Six images are combined to show the play of shadows on a wall in winter.
This is a detail from ‘Women of Color Rise’, showing painted linen fabrics.
There is a lot to take care of, and not enough time to take care of ourselves.
Diaspora (Back Side), 66 X 58, $1,200
Diaspora is about migration of groups of people over the world. The reasons for uprooting our home are usually hardship of some kind. We end up living next to another group of people with a very different culture, and trying to get along.
I respond to the times that I live in. For explanation, see the blog posting ‘Conceptual Art’.
Movin’ Along 29 X 40, $840
Brother pulls baby in a wagon. Time is fleeting, and reality ever changing.
This piece shows smoke and fire. There are multiple hot spots.
Convergence, 59 X 36,$950
There is a brief alignment of time and people together. There is impermanence and separation.
Plant, water, harvest, cook. Always wear your terrific blue hat!
Gratitude for water is clear.
Using a Japanese color palette, I created this piece after the Tsunami of 2011
Equinox, 58 X 43, $1,200
There is dancing in the forest to celebrate the days and nights being of equal length.