Abstract pieces find a way to depict emotions and narratives in ways we are not used to seeing. Over half of the contemporary quilt art I create is designed and crafted in an abstract style. Most pieces are sewn by hand, and I incorporate various colors, patterns, and textures to best communicate the concepts and emotions of a piece. Each fabric selected contributes to what I have to say.
There is smoke and fire, with multiple hot spots. Interpretations can be political and environmental.
Symbiosis in the backyard pond, voices in a choir, or sexual intercourse.
Read about my process for creating this dramatic piece in a blog post I Don’t get it
Rain has a magical effect on the hills, making them turn green.
We often feel hope and fear at the same time, especially during a pandemic and a presidential election. Read more in the blog post Narrative.
Read about this art quilt in my blog post-Conceptual Art.
Pockets, Plaid, and Polka Dots – to name a few – of my favorite things. Narrative blog post
There is a lot to take care of, and not enough time to take care of ourselves.
I write about creating this piece in a blog post called Looking at Light.
I write about Genisis in a blog post called Virtual Retreat
Are you feeling disoriented? I talk about this piece (recreated from two old quilts) in a blog post called Fantasy