Mandala (2015). Mixed textiles. 16" x 32" x 2".
La Vie en Rose (2016). Knitted negligee. 6" x 5.5"
'Family' (2018). 24" x 24" x 24". Welded steel, cotton fabric, Paverpol.
A family is comprised of individuals, living their own lives, but always bound together by the ties of being part of a family.
This is intended to be an outside sculpture and the fabric has been treated accordingly.
I have now removed the fabric as there is another experiment I want to try!
This Ain't Your Grandmother's Bobbin Lace (2015). Rope, made with traditional bobbin lace techniques on a large scale. 16" x 8' x 2".
* Pieces shown here are not part of any collection
LBD (2017). Beads, hand dyed fabric, antidepressant pills. 24" x 42".
Gone and forgotten (2018) 6' x 40" x 40". Wood, welded steel, 314 different patterns of fabric, batting.
This is about the loss of the ' individual" when genocide occurs - the name of the group of people remain, but the individual names and records of those who lived have gone. The tree remembers though - for the tree saw the people when they were alive. There are hundreds of different fabrics on the tree - all different - each represents an individual no one remembers.
Thanks to Elayne Quinn, Tamara Benoit, Melissa Quilter and Laurie-Ann Stuart for contributing fabric!
Pressure Sore- Stage IV (2016). Acrylic, wood, mixed textiles.
24" x 24" x 19".
Juror Prize. 10th Annual Contemporary Art Exhibition. Museum of Northern History. Kirkland Lake, ON.
January (2017) Juror Prize. Fabrications: Quest Art's Second Juried Textile Exhibit. Midland, ON