Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Confluence is closing at the New England Quilt Museum

Please join me on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 11 in Lowell MA for the final artist walk through of these fabulous quilts.  All about WATER.   If you don't live in  Boston or the nearby New England area, please let your friends know who are close by.     You will not want to miss this work - 5 textile artists  representing water in a myriad of ways: its beauty and impact upon us all.

http://nequiltmuseum.org/exhibitionsevents.html


Haida Waters:

 Night Ride:

Sunday, August 7, 2016

ENTWINED

In July, I saw a biography of Eva Hesse, a German  American painter/sculptor.  I was inspired by how she eventually began to create 2D paintings which crawled out of the picture plane and become 3D sculpture.  While this piece looks nothing like her work, it does honor it.  This is a textile, two pieced "quilts" made from fabric I printed in various ways, from which the tubes emerge.  Because they are wired as well as stuffed with cotton cord, they are fairly malleable and can be manipulated to some degree, yet hold their own. 




Thursday, July 21, 2016

AMULETTI

Starting a new series, small work this time!  I've been playing around with the idea of magic amulets for the last 6 weeks or so.  Resolution is beginning to emerge...    Magic jewels occluded by a web or nest.   Is it to protect what's inside or those viewing them?
Here are some unresolved bits:











Saturday, July 2, 2016

Confluence - Off to the New England Quilt Museum

The 6th and last iteration of Confluence - work by 5 West Coast Artists focusing on water - opens this week in Lowell, MA, at the New England Quilt Museum.  I have sent the following 8 quilts.   Grand closing event with Artist Walk Through on October 15 at 11 a.m.  At least 3 of us will be there to talk about our work.  Let your New England friends know!

Haida Waters:


 Seawall, Darwin:


Chinook Waters:



 Gyre 11:


 Seafloor (aka: Joolama III):
Roiling Waters:

Sandy Shore:

Night Wave:

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Finally Got to Hauser Wirth in LA

This German gallery has opened a branch in Los Angeles in a former flour factory.  A wonderful space brilliantly reconfigured for a gallery.  Feels more like a museum than a show room.  Current (opening) exhibit is women sculptors from the second half of the 20th century.  AMAZING work!!  Vast and powerful.   No photos allowed in the show so just a couple of the  park on site.




Deborah's Exhibit




Click here for more photos.
Linda A. Miller: Of Interest



Linda kindly posted some photos she took of my solo exhibition artist walk through.  Take a peek!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

CHROMA up at the JCC



Great turn out for the opening, and visitors have been coming steadily ever since.   Still 3 more weeks to see the entire show - over 30 pieces of my work!   It's been so much fun!!


Monday, May 30, 2016

Appreciated Appreciation

One of my Gyre quilts is touring for the next 2 years with Water is Life which opened at the UN HQ in Geneva, Switzerland, recently and is currently up at the US embassy in Rome.   A pleasure to be involved with a group drawing attention to such an important global need.  They kindly sent the following:



Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Hanging Day!

This is a preview of some of the 30+ pieces of my work that are now on view at the Alpert JCC (3801 E. Willow Long Beach, CA 90815) through the end of June.  Opening event this Sunday, May 22, from 2-5.  Better photos to come.  Let me know if you want a private artist walk through. This venue is open daily well into the evening so come by if you are in  the area.










Friday, May 6, 2016

Last of Texturizers Round Robin

This is the last piece, eight are now successfully done, and the entire series will be returned to the original makers (in this case Lisa Kerpoe out of Texas).    It's been a lot of fun and with this challenge we have seen just about every way to make texture on textiles represented by the artists.  This one of mine is hooked on linen.  I dyed all the wool, scores of colors!  I will add a curvy band of copper thread across the face and will post that when I do.






Friday, April 29, 2016