Strands of IF

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“Strands of IF”

39” X 47”
(2 panels hung 1” apart)

2011

Hand painted paper; Cotton velveteen; Painted fusible web; Textile acrylic paint; Webbing spray; Mica flakes; Pewter; Commercial synthetic fabrics; Silk fibres; Angelina fibres; Various threads; Glass beads; Mounted on fabric wrapped wooden frame

Collage; Free motion stitching and appliqué; Thermo-fabrication (with heat gun); Transfer foiling; Silk paper moulding; Bobbin stitching; Hand beading

 

Artist Statement:

When walls between universes are thin, when the parallel strands of 'if' bunch together to pass through the 'now' then certain things leak across...

~ Lords & Ladies ~ by Terry Pratchett

 

Exhibits:

Devon House, The Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, NL, Canada, 2011

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Memorial University, Corner Brook, NL, Canada, 2011

Invitational Exhibition , Canadian Quilters Association Conference, London, ON, Canada, 2011

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, ON, Canada, 2013

St. Francis Xavier University Gallery, Antigonish, NS, Canada, 2014

 

Sold to Private Collection