Friday, January 9, 2015

Texting From the Grave

(Above:  Detail of Texting from the Grave. 26" x 24".  Crayon grave rubbings on silk mounted on black Kraft paper, folded and stitched with a silver metallic painted piece of mat board.  Double sided, individual "text message" on heavy Peltex each measuring 15" x 20".)

This unique piece was especially created for the SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) juried traveling exhibition, Text Messages.  It was accepted and shown in the following venues: premiering at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX from Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 2013. Moving to The International Quilt Festival in Chicago, IL from June 20 -22, 2014; the International Quilt Festival in Portand, OR from Aug. 13 - 16, 2014; the Round Bobbin Quilting and Sewing Expo in St. Charles, MO from Sept. 19-20, 2014; Morris Museum in Morrison, NJ from Nov. 14, 2015 - Mar. 20, 2016.

 (Above:  Texting from the Grave, shown as an installation.)

The work was also created to be shown "in the round" and as an installation.  For more information on this piece, including a detailed explanation of how it was made, CLICK HERE.

(Above:  Texting from the Grave.)

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