Monday, July 23, 2018

Bidwell

Bidwell
measurements:  66.5 inches high x 53 inches wide  (169 x 135 cm)
An original design inspired by the rural emptiness of the fields and sky of the artist's childhood and current daily surroundings.   The drawing (above) done with French knots refers to the blackbirds that circle over the quiet roads.  Bidwell Road connects Eastern Manitoulin to the centre of the Island.
Materials:  Cotton with bamboo batt
Techniques include pieced half square triangles, reverse applique, tucks, and hand embroidery.
Quilted by hand.

Exhibition Record:

October2017: The Cloud in Me exhibition, David Kaye Gallery,  Toronto
July 2018:  In the Spirit of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven,
                   Perivale Gallery, Manitoulin island.
October and November 2018:  Be Emptier, solo exhibition
                   World of Threads Festival, Oakville Ontario

available for purchase: please contact the David Kaye Gallery