Satin acetate, scrim, various fabrics, pigment, pastels, batting, thread.
In Oils is a mixed media fiber art original that uses digital printing, photography, quilting, and pastel drawing. Edges are sewn and finished but raw in nature. Original hangs freely by a hidden rod and sleeve.
Cotton, various fabrics, pigment, batting, pastels, thread, wooden frame.
In Memory of the Madrona is a pre-memorial token of the Pacific madrona tree species, which is said to be declining in its natural, west coast range. Set in a wooden, oval frame, this piece attempts to reference Victorian mourning paintings and portraits of deceased loved ones.
This mixed media fiber art original uses digital printing, photography, sewing, quilting, and pastels to create this slightly abstracted version of a madrona burl. Madronas are beautiful trees that contain a rich orange-red and papery bark that when mature, naturally peels away in thin sheets to reveal a shiny, green, and smooth surface.
Cotton, lace, various fabrics, pigment, pastels, thread, batting.
Madrona Color Study studies the vibrant, colorful, and papery bark of the Pacific madrona tree. When mature, the orange-red bark peels away in thin sheets to reveal a shiny, smooth, and green-yellow surface.
This mixed media fiber art original uses digital printing, photography, pastels, free-motion sewing, and quilting of various fabrics to reveal an up-close and cropped impression of this tree’s beauty. This original is matted and framed with glass.
Cotton, various fabrics, pigment, charcoal, thread, batting, wood frame.
Foxfire was inspired by the natural bioluminescence that occurs in some species of fungi found in decaying wood. Sewn on black cotton fabric, the vibrant thread references the glowing haze that may be seen during such a phenomenon. Digitally printed, personal photos reference the fungi, mold, and decay of a foxfire event.
Created using digital printing, photography, charcoal, and free-motion stitching, this fiber art original uses a variety of techniques to create texture, motion, color, and depth.
Globster is a flying mold spore, dust mite, or any other flying glob that emits dirty mischief. Created using fine materials, such as silk, this “dirty” piece of art finds common ground between the strange and the beautiful.
This mixed-media, fiber art original uses digital printing, photography, screen-printing, free-motion sewing, and traditional quilting techniques to create texture, line, color, and motion.
Cotton, various fabrics, pigment, batting, thread.
Vinea refers to the vines in grapevines and vineyards, which are often supported by grids and posts of wood. As such,Vinea’s Maze features sprawling, curling, and twisting vines throughout a maze-like grid. However, this fiber art original could represent any organic element or creature supported or bound by a structure, grid, or maze.
This quilted original uses hand-dyed fabric, bleach-discharged fabric, silk-screened fabric, hand-painting, and free-motion sewing. For this original, all fabric began as white before the mentioned techniques were used. Hangs freely by a hidden rod and sleeve, and the edges feature a double fold binding.