Touching the Face of the Stars

 

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“Touching the Face of the Stars”

23.75” X 13.75”

2010

 

Hand painted cotton; Hand dyed cheesecloth; Acrylic textile paints; Tulle; Pewter; Various threads and cord; Mounted on fabric wrapped wooden frame

Collage; Free Motion Embroidery; Bobbin stitching; Flour paste resist; Sheer overlay; Thermo-fabrication (heat applied); Hand manipulated painting

 

 

 

 

 

Artist Statement:

The other world seems to be so near, when we consider the depth and expanse of the cosmos. We feel compelled to reach out, connect to something greater than ourselves. It is effortless, and almost palpable. To feel, in these moments, a mysterious power pervading everything - we feel it, but do not see it. It transcends the senses. Our human spirit is awakened and we are diminished. Truth abides here.

 

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

Textile Festival, Inverness County Centre for the Arts, Inverness, NB, Canada, 2011

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

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

 

 

$500