This is the first of a series of embroidered sails. They are 12 feet (4m) tall. I'm hard at work on the second set but it's slow going. The series is about mariners' deep knowledge and connection to place.....photo E. A. Clarke
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"For anyone out west, I have a show starting APril 3 in Coquitlam, near Vancouver. 14 embroidered maps including one from 1983, several from a residency in Banff, a 23m long map of a bike trip and more. Details under NEWS on my…"
"Hi Melissa.. The show is at Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam, which is about a 30 min drive east of Vancouver. 1205 Pinetree Way (on google maps:) If you get there, I'd love to hear your comments. Where do you live? cheers bettina"
I love narrative and metaphor. I am interested in how one idea/image can link to or parallel another. I usually work in two dimensions and have explored my ambivalence around my German heritage, imagery of floods and recently, a series of embroidered maps. Currently I am working 3-D on embroidered sails.
I'd like to invite you to join our Canadian group on Crafthaus. Stay adrift with local news and artists and join the community for discussions. Also your wokr in incredible, I've never seen anything like it! http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/canadacancraft
Thanks for the information about your show. How long will it be up? I have friends in BC that are getting impatient for me to visit. It would be great to get to see your work in person.
Oh yes, about the frames....One day I was driving down a country road and saw a farm house with a free sign on a bunch of frames. The minute I saw the frames I knew i wanted to experiment with them...and I have been ever since..
I absolutely love going to UBC and find it one of the most inspirational places o be, second to the Field Museum in Chicago The field has the largest exhibit of Coast Salish woven cedar art in the USA. Yes, I apprenticed with "Gram"Lillian Pullen , On Washington's West Coast n the Quileute reservation, surrounded by the Olympic Rain Forest. Currently, I have need living in Coast Salish culture surrounded by the Salish sea for the past 14 years..
Tie-Dye Dye it, Wear it, Share it Author: Shabd Simon-Alexander Potter Craft, Published June 4, 2013 ISBN-10: 0307965732 ISBN-13: 978-0307965738 USD 22.99 Anyone who lived in the 70s definitely remembers tie-dye experiments on a variety of fabrics. Twisted, crunched, sometimes worked with elastic bands as resists, then dipped or…See More
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