Tuesday, February 2, 2016

turning the air to cloth

turning the air to cloth  2015
linen, cotton, silk, procion mx dye, block printing ink, cotton and silk threads
batik, block print,completely hand stitched (hand construction, hand embroidery, hand quilting, hand quilting with embroidery
81 inches high, 40 inches wide (detail of hand embroidery shown above)
Birds in flight astound us when, moving in unison, their fleeting crosses darken the sky.
Suddenly they are gone and it's blue eternity again.

Exhibition:  In the spirit of Tom Thomson and the Group of seven
July 23 - August 7 2016 at the Perivale Gallery, Spring Bay, Manitoulin Island

Available now through One Sky in Sudbury, Ontario