I made this piece for the virtual show NATURAL IMPRESSIONS curated by Museu Têxtil (founded in São Paulo, Brazil, and currently located in New Orleans LA). Working from maps, graffiti art, and vintage boro pieces I found as my inspiration. Here is the text from the NATURAL IMPRESSIONS catalogue: Cloth as a metaphor: thread transforms into a line, and fabric becomes paint. Rescued textiles, objects, drawings, text, and various
TACTILE SKETCHBOOK I Gouache, rescued textiles, photograph scraps, pencil drawings, indigo dye and thread on Japanese design book 6 x 9 inches (verso and recto pages) “pushing the boundaries of sketching by working with thread and textiles” ARTWRITE 13 Feb 2021 “My art practice is deeply involved in the making of “Textile Sketchbooks.” This term is not entirely my own; the textile design profession has a version related to
SHREDDED FLAG (Charlottesville) to be in the Sept issue of HAUS-A-REST zine. The theme is MATERIAL DAMAGE, which explores the use of textiles in contemporary art. From the HAUS-A-REST site: While fabric, wool, silk, and textiles have been a wonderful source of creativity since time began, as a medium it has now taken center stage in Contemporary art with art practitioners using it to draw, make sculptures, use it
WHERE Were You Harassed? to live stream at show that explores our shared experiences in domesticity during social isolation. The reality of staying home for many women, families and children are not as comfortable as we would hope. Our new routine further highlights the inequalities in domestic labor and women’s issues that take place behind closed doors. During the first 11 weeks of lockdown from 24th March 2020, domestic abuse
WHERE Were You Harassed? showing at KENSINGTON + CHELSEA Art Week, 1 – 11 October 2020 LITTLE VOICES Little Voices is an art piece comprising sculpture, performance, spoken word and visual art. Both emerging and established artists will address the topic: transforming society to solve the climate crisis and the greatest inequalities of our time. The project includes local and international artists from a range of backgrounds and will be
SHREDDED FLAG (Charlottesville) is in Issue 2 of A.R.T Artists Responding To, an environmental and political zine out of the UK, covering paramount news and world happenings through the eyes of international artists, creatives and writers. In addition, three of my studies for this piece will be shown.
SHREDDED FLAG (Charlottesville) in online group show at Touchstone Gallery, Washington DC (touchstonegallery.com) Awarded BEST IN SHOW Go HERE to view virtual gallery 18 Sept – 3 Nov 2020 TITLE: SHREDDED FLAG (Charlottesville) MEDIUM: Ink and thread on paper DIMENSIONS: 9 x 11 inches Although I created this piece in response to the divisive Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in 2017, it sadly continues to be relevant. The