|I'm thrilled to be included--even if my last name is missing its D.|
The show included eleven invited artists and 29 juried artists from the Southwest and throughout the country. Here are a few of my favorite pieces from the invited artists:
|Mary Rawcliffe Colton, Bumps in the Road,|
tapestry with pulled warp, decreasing warp spacing, decreasing weft sizes,
17.5"h x 5"w, decreasing to 1.5"w
|detail, Bumps in the Road by Mary Colton|
|Elizabeth Buckley, Molten Beneath Strata,|
wool, cotton, crewel-weight wool,
84" x 28"
|Donna Loraine Contractor, Burnt Orange to Purple Dimensional Window,|
wool tapestry on coton warp, 58" x 10"
That's me with my piece Rough Draft. photo by Cindy Dworzak.
cotton, wool, linen, paper, metallic thread, 12" x 18"
The artists below were among those juried into Fiber as Metaphor. Space prevents me from presenting all of them, but these caught my eye:
|Sandra Martinez, Semillas, hand-spun churro wool flat weave tapestry,|
45" x 35"
Dain Daller, Unseen Worlds I, weaving, poly warp with linen and raffia weft, 12" x 11"
|Amanda Speer, Window, handwoven with sisal and linen, hand-dyed, double irate,|
32" x 28"
|detail, Amanda Speer, Window|
|Leah Virsik, A Beauty of their Disagreements 04, thread on cotton/linen, 11.5" x 11"|
|detail, Leah Virsik, A Beauty of their Disagreements 04|
|Al Canner, Aboriginal Night, knotted cords of cotton, jute, and polyester, 24" x 34" x 4.5"|
|Carolyn Cohen, Homeless: Lemuel (L) and Homeless: Alexus (R), hand sewn art quilts with hand-dyed fabric,|
60" x 58" and 54" x 52"
|detail, Carolyn Cohen, Homeless: Lemuel|
|Jennie Frederick, Shedding, kozo, acrylic, wax, Kibiso silk, paper, 96" x 96" x 72"|
|detail, Jennie Frederick, Shedding|
|Sean Paul Gallegos, P-3AT Weapons of Mass Consumption IV, discarded child's left sneaker, thread, grommet,|
1.5" x 5.5" x 8.75"