Autumn Greetings!! The big news of the moment: I have been accepted into the American Craft Council’s San Francisco show! This multi-day event will be held in August, 2014 and I will be posting more frequent updates in the months to come leading up to the show. I’m really excited about the opportunity and look […]
This past weekend I facilitated another “nuno-felting” workshop. The experienced participants had room to spread out in this workshop so it was possible to work with a larger-than-usual piece of cloth. Keeping the palette fairly simple, the focus of this session was on a few basic surface design elements: the dot, the line, and the […]
This piece is inspired by the generous, triangular “mantillas” I saw while visiting Madrid some years ago. I have had a vision of being cocconed in a felted version for years. The process of designing one has resulted in an emerging theme for me: working with modular pattern repeats…in this case, building on a favorite surface pattern (a “web-wave” […]
I am pleased to announce that my work has been selected for inclusion in the upcoming 2013 Chattahoochee Biennial of Textiles to be on display at The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art from April 13th to June 30, 2013. The opening reception will be on Saturday, April 13th. Here’s a link to the Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild, […]
To my delight, I recently had the opportunity to revisit an earlier concept in the development of a black nuno-felt jacket containing a composite of embedded fused components and other materials. Here are some impressions.