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.