|Down the Garden Path: Friendship is a Garden|
Down the Garden Path was part of my Pathways show last year at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. The individual flowers are embroidered by hand on a sun printed background. Oh, and I forgot to mention that I have written all over the background - expressions about 'gardening', friendship, uniqueness, blooming - "Friendship is a garden" "We are each of us unique" "Come into my garden" "We each bloom in our own time" .....
|Small Wonders of the Forest - Colour Challenge piece|
|With Eyes Like Diamonds in the Sky|
This piece is part of a bead work challenge which will also be exhibited at our show. The pieces will be open for bidding in an auction to raise funds for the Heart Institute. Each artist was given a bag of beads and some lovely silk threads. The rest was left up to us except that the piece needed to be either 10" x 10" or 10" x "20". This piece is all hand stitched
This year we are featuring a table with smaller items and art cards for sale. Here are a few of the pieces that I have submitted. I also have healing dolls, landscape bookmarks, art cards, small landscapes and jewelry.
My newest piece called When I Was Twenty-One will also be on display. It is a hand stitched pictorial and textual depiction of the major influences of my coming of age. Those of us who grew up in the sixties have seen some interesting and tumultuous times, and have witnessed or been a part of major human rights movements, great and not so great music trends, and great technological changes.
|When I Was Twenty-One|