Most of my abstract pieces are sewn by hand and explore concepts related to seasons, mending, and responding to the times we live in. 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.
This Ongoing is about cracking apart, birth, growth, seeds, shifting, decay, and ever changing.
Exciting music is created with the contrast of On and Off beats.
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, and accountable. Those are the concepts of Responsibility
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 doing our best to get along, and learn from eachother.
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.
Many Fires Burning shows smoke and fire. There are multiple hot spots. Interpretations can be political and environmental.
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! This is a self portrait in the style of Picasso.
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.