This Pleated Vessel was accepted into Art Comes Alive 2015, Art Design Consultants in Cincinnati. On June 20 it won The Brentwood Art Exchange Excellence in Fine Craft Award. The vessel is loom woven with copper wire,copper strip and patina,17"x 8"
Garibaldi Highlands, BC Canada ,between Vancouver & Whistler.
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I am a contemporary BC artist who combines traditional textile techniques with unconventional materials,ie metals,
to create unique woven sculpture, both free standing vessels & wall mounted Scrapyard Quilts.
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I'm so glad you like the work. I think the forms have been strong for a long time, but I'm just now getting so that working with the surface is a pleasure as well. I was very interested to see your pieces...beautiful colors and I love the fact that you are blurring the line between metal and textiles.
"I think that's a good and fair assessment. I agree with you, Linda, that there was more focus on video art than on the jewelry which would have been my preference too. However, getting people to pay attention in the first place is a feat in…"
"The videos are visually interesting, and, from what I could tell, the jewelry designs are interesting. I found that i was more interested in the visual impact of the videos, than in the jewelry. I wanted to see more of the jewelry. It seemed…"
"Ok Dauvit, I'll see your "Ghastly Thing" and raise you Forever Marilyn
This pandering piece of public upskirtery is by Seward Johnson who has a pretty impressive record of bad public art. The piece was on display for…"
""She-guardian" is bloody awful but somehow I really like it. (The tree, however... ) It is important to note that The Spectator magazine is notoriously - maybe even proudly - reactionary and right-wing.
My own choice would be this ghastly…"
"Congratulations, Heba. I look forward to hearing more about this when you get a chance. Will you be traveling to Dubai for this? Please post your info into the blogs, that way more people get to see it.